A Cockeysville man whose wife was killed in an accident last year when her car was struck by a tractor-trailer appeared Wednesday on Capitol Hill to argue against a proposal to allow truck drivers to spend more time on the road.
Dairy farmers are an increasingly rare breed in Maryland, where such operations are disappearing at twice the national average. Nearly 65 percent of the state's dairy farmers have left the industry in the past 20 years, including 34 operations last year, according to the Dept. of Agriculture.
The state has spent more than $131,000 and countless hours of study in a bid for the Marine Stewardship Council's seal of approval, a symbol of sustainability held by about 10 percent of the world's fish species and fish products
Members of Maryland's seafood industry are fighting a U.S. Department of Labor rule that would require businesses to pay higher wages for temporary guest workers who come to the U.S. each summer to pick crabs and shuck oysters.