The popular ride share company Uber began urging Baltimore users this month to help "save" it, declaring that "Uber's future in Maryland is in jeopardy." Uber's PR campaign was spurred by regulators wading into the same controversy that already hit cities across the county as Uber and other technology-fueled ride sharing companies disrupt the local taxi cab market.
Presidential trade promotion authority expired in 2007 and must be renewed quickly to ensure America continues to lead in leveling the playing field for manufacturers and workers. The stakes are high. Without new market-opening trade agreements, manufacturers will be at a competitive disadvantage.
How policymakers negotiate and interact with their constituents about trade negotiations could be as important as what they negotiate. In a world of instant communications and social media, governments are struggling to find a way to develop public trust while effectively conducting trade policy negotiations.
After going through ownership changes, scrubbed designs and, to the chagrin of local officials and residents, being several years behind its promised construction schedule, the $130 million makeover of the now-closed Laurel Mall is finally happening.
Despite financing more than $140 million city contracts in the past 12 years, donating tens of thousands of dollars to Democratic causes and being a member of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's inner circle, J.P. Grant has largely avoided the limelight.
Regulators nationwide are pushing life insurers to do a better job of tracking when policyholders die and locating the beneficiaries — an effort that potentially could recover billions of dollars for consumers.
Thanks in large part to booming production of natural gas from shale deposits in neighboring states, a Maryland LNG terminal could be bustling again in several years — exporting the heating and industrial fuel to other countries, instead of importing it.
Jury selection in the federal bribery and extortion trial of Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie and two Shoppers Food Warehouse executives opened Monday with the judge reading aloud a long list of potential witnesses that could double as a Who's Who directory in state politics.
The addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's 2011 "Dancing with the Stars" is such an exquisite example of how calculating and exploitative prime-time network TV can be. This year's cast also includes Chaz Bono, David Arquette and Rob Kardashian.
Maryland's top transportation official says managers at the State Highway Administration routinely cut corners in following state procurement rules and often asked contractors to perform work outside the scope of their contracts.
Baltimore pastor Kevin Pushia, who paid a hit man $50,000 in church funds to kill someone for life insurance payouts, bought similar indemnity policies on his own boyfriend when the pair were fighting, along with contracts on the man's mother and daughter, he testified in court Friday.
In Tuesday's "Your Turn," we discussed the Ravens' depth at cornerback and which two players should start at the position when Week 1 rolls around. It seems your preference is for Jimmy Smith and Cary Williams. So how do the other players fit in, and will any of them become expendable when rosters are cut down?
Opening statements are expected Tuesday in the trial of two brothers accused of carrying out a murder-for-hire scheme orchestrated by Baltimore pastor Kevin Pushia, who pleaded guilty last year to ordering the death of a legally blind and mentally disabled man to fraudulently collect $1.4 million in life insurance.
As Baltimore's mayoral candidates present their economic development credentials and plans, economists warn that Baltimore stands at a crossroads: The city must draw new businesses and boost job opportunities or face continued population loss, declining property values and more crime.
The standoff between Verizon Corp. and its workers has turned ugly. Contract negotiations have broken down, and thousands of workers have been striking for more than a week. The company has trained current and retired managers to replace picketing union workers.
By By Liz F. Kay and Hanah Cho and The Baltimore Sun