Gov. Martin O'Malley released his fiscal year 2015 budget this week, and once again he made his long used, but false claim that he has cut the state budget. But the budget when Mr. O'Malley's first took office was $28.7 billion; his latest proposal would spend $39.2 billion. Where are the cuts?
When visual artist Diana Marta came across a mannequin in the back room of a Baltimore gallery in 2012, she didn't really have any idea the seemingly innocuous discovery would led to the exhibit opening this week at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City.
After two seasons as a walk-on at UNC-Wilmington, which meant his parents were footing most of the bill for college, the work ethic and patience of Shane Reybold of North Laurel was rewarded prior to his junior year in 2012 when he was put on an athletic scholarship by head coach Buzz Petersen. But prior to this season, his senior year for the Seahawks, Reybold was taken off scholarship since UNC-Wilmington had another player to fill that spot. Instead of being bitter Reybold, a rugged 6-foot-8
The end came quickly for Silk Road, when federal agents crept in to nab the alleged kingpin of the secret $1.2 billion online drug marketplace as he sat at his laptop in the sci-fi section of a San Francisco public library.
Federal agencies keep track of popcorn production and wallpaper sales, but figuring out exactly how many government employees have been furloughed by the shutdown in a state turns out to be a far trickier task.
Lawmakers in Congress were scrambling late Monday to settle on legislation to end the latest budget showdown even as federal agencies prepared to cut services and furlough hundreds of thousands of federal employees.
Republicans in the House of Representatives were set to approve a government funding bill Saturday that would delay the nation's health care law for one year — inching federal agencies closer to a shutdown analysts predict would have a significant economic impact in Maryland.
Maryland lost about 21,000 jobs as a result of the automatic federal spending cuts known as the sequester, state officials say, and they expect another 4,000 federal positions will evaporate over the next two years.
RealEstate Business Intelligence: Sales of homes in metro Baltimore jumped nearly 17 percent in August from a year earlier, with high demand pushing up the month's sales prices to the highest levels since 2008.
Election officials in states covered by the 1965 Voting Rights Act are interpreting the Supreme Court's decision striking down a key provision of the law as a license to discriminate against minorities
Baltimore officials say Detroit's bankruptcy filing this week is a cautionary tale for the city, and underscores the need to fix the city's $750 million structural deficit — before the situation here grows similarly dire.
Most Marylanders say people in the United States are already being harmed by climate change, a new poll finds. In a statewide mail survey of 2,100 households, the poll by George Mason University's Center for Climate Change Communication found that 52 percent of Marylanders see evidence that climate change is hurting Americans.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says the city has nothing to lose and much to gain by borrowing $107 million to pay for new roads, parks and other infrastructure at Harbor Point, a vast emptiness that is envisioned as a glittering mini-city on Baltimore's waterfront. But some question whether the taxpayer help is needed, especially with Harbor Point already in line for $113 million in tax breaks.