WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, called for the head of AIG to resign over comments he made comparing outrage over executive bonuses to lynchings that took place in the South.
Russell Strickland, the new director of Harford County's newly-minted Department of Emergency Services, appeared before members of the County Council Thursday make the case for his department's $20 million-plus budget for the 2014 fiscal year.
Employees at the Aberdeen Proving Ground office of New Jersey-based information technology firm Symbolic Systems Inc. – many who have ties to the Garden State – have helped raise $11,000 for Superstorm Sandy relief programs in New Jersey.
A $60 billion emergency spending bill that would provide federal aid to states still recovering from Hurricane Sandy would guarantee additional money for Maryland and subtly change the way administration officials determine eligibility for disaster relief.
The Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department was recently awarded $47,610 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant. The money will go toward the purchase of water rescue equipment and other firefighting equipment.