Gov. Larry Hogan's campaign message was among the most focused of any statewide race in the country: Lower taxes, improve the business climate and create jobs. What he needs now is cooperation from the General Assembly. Political and policy developments are setting the stage for what will define the next four years. Foremost among them are emerging disagreements between the governor and the General Assembly on budget and taxes and the expected release of findings from Senate President Thomas V.
A Bel Air couple that ran a now-closed Harford County payroll services firm pocketed at least $2.5 million by funneling client money owed to tax authorities into a personal bank account, according to a criminal indictment filed this week.
The Howard Hughes Corp. the principal land owner in downtown Columbia, has purchased six downtown office buildings from Mall in Columbia owner General Growth Properties as part of settlement over taxes between the two corporations, which used to be one company.
The U.S. Postal Service, beset by financial woes and cuts in service, still gets high marks from customers. Participants in a Gallup survey recently rated the Postal Service best among 13 major federal agencies.
As of late last Friday afternoon — when a Republican-led House committee admitted that disgraceful Republicans in Congress wasted two years and millions of taxpayer dollars investigating a Benghazi scandal largely of their own invention — conservatives desperately need to divert America's attention.
A new company has taken over the shuttered People's Community Health Centers, which went out of business this summer under mounting financial pressures, yet former employees want to be paid back wages.
Sparks started flying at the blacksmith shop on West Saratoga Street when James Madison was president, and a crew there is still on the job, now operating in a hybrid historical museum and working business.
The officials who are responsible for safeguarding the nation's intelligence secrets are trying to figure out how to better vet millions of employees and contractors with security clearances, after auditors found that some of those workers owed more than three-quarters of a billion dollars in unpaid taxes.
Nearly two months after People's Community Health Centers shut the doors to five low-income health clinics in Baltimore city and Anne Arundel County, a federal agency confirmed it is no longer providing critical grant money to the nonprofit group.
Scammers have developed a variety of methods of convincing unsuspecting people to give them money, but local residents can protect themselves from being victims in many cases by knowing the tricks scammers use, a representative of the Maryland Attorney General's Office told those who gathered for a meeting of the Abingdon Community Council Monday evening.