This year, the packed-house madness of Black Friday was done well before dawn. With more and more stores opening at midnight and some starting hours earlier, thousands of Baltimore-area shoppers arrived — and left — in the wee hours.
Two Maryland senators called on state energy regulators Thursday to order the spinoff of Baltimore Gas and Electric as an independent, publicly traded company as a condition of approving the merger between BGE's parent Constellation Energy Group and Chicago-based Exelon Corp.
The Maryland Insurance Administration, a state regulatory agency, offers a variety of consumer materials on all types of insurance products from annuities to title insurance and health, auto and homeowners insurance. Trained staff will be available in the coming weeks in Harford County to answer consumer questions.
A crowd of more than 100 people, mostly seniors, gathered Tuesday evening to voice their concerns to the state's energy regulator about Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s performance following Hurricane Irene.
The University of Maryland School of Law's consumer-protection clinic is trying to get key documents stricken from potentially hundreds of debt-collection cases over an issue more commonly thought of as a foreclosure problem — robo-signing.