You make concerted efforts to safeguard your information from identity thieves – keeping bank card passwords safe, buying online goods solely from secure Web sites and refusing to furnish personal information to anyone you don't know.
Volunteer lawyers will provide free legal advice to the public on June 1 in Baltimore. The Pro Bono Day will be held between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Maryland Legal Aid offices, 500 E. Lexington St. No appointments are necessary.
Once only a big problem with landline phones, cramming — the placement of unauthorized charges on phone bills by outsiders — is gaining a foothold in the mobile phone marketplace, regulators and consumer advocates say.
Enrollment in a controversial program that provides free cell phone service to low-income families has increased faster in Maryland than any other state in the nation, jumping nearly 100-fold since 2009, according to federal data.
Marylanders would find it easier to buy auto coverage from a state insurance fund, foster children would gain protection from identity thieves and debtors would be less likely to be jailed under bills recently passed by lawmakers.
Tough new regulations to protect chicken growers on the Eastern Shore were quietly rolled back in a massive federal spending bill last month — enraging advocates for the mom-and-pop farms and straining their already rocky relationship with Salisbury-based Perdue.
Parents of children who attend 15 Harford County public schools were warned by school officials Thursday night that their children may have eaten a pizza product that is subject to a voluntary recall because of possible E. coli bacteria contamination.
The Ellicott City location is the North Carolina-based grocer's third supermarket in Howard County and eighth in the state. It will serve as the anchor for the new Greenberg Gibbons Corp. Towne Square at Turf Valley development, which will feature more than 108,000 sq. ft of retail, office space and restaurants.
With the additional 25-plus taxes Marylanders have been subjected to by this administration, the gas tax with the automatic tax accelerator one will hurt the most. The automatic tax accelerator will eliminate any action from the legislature which will absolve its responsibility in the future
The Maryland General Assembly gave final approval Friday to Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed gas tax increase, raising costs for motorists while providing an infusion of hundreds of millions of dollars a year for new roads and mass transit projects.