Congress has brought the nation once again up against a deadline to fund the federal government or shut it down. Unless lawmakers strike a deal, federal employees will be sent home when they arrive at work on Tuesday and government services will be suspended. Here's a look at how shutdown would affect you:
WASHINGTON — Thousands of workers at federal agencies based in Maryland would be furloughed and their work put on hold if Congress fails to reach an agreement in coming days to fund the government, a series of agency reports released by the Obama administration Friday show.
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman is holding a series of public meetings on the county's new stormwater fee; meanwhile, the County Council is considering exempting all nonprofit organizations from paying the fee.
The town commissioners' meeting room in the Bel Air Town Hall as a capacity of 115, and every bit of available space was taken Tuesday evening as local residents crowded in to hear from U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, R-Dist. 1
In the coming years, the government's senior executives — top-tier career federal employees — could leave in droves. But the authors of a new report say most federal agencies are not doing enough to prepare their potential replacements.
A Zimbabwe native living in Baltimore was convicted Thursday on charges related to several different fraud schemes where he was accused of bilking credit unions and the Internal Revenue Service, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has raised nearly $500,000 in a federal campaign account he created last year and has made his first effort at spreading the cash around in early presidential primary states, a pair of campaign finance reports released Wednesday show.
A Baltimore car dealer pleaded guilty in federal court to depositing more than $2 million in a way to avoid having the bank report the transactions to the Internal Revenue Service, prosecutors announced Thursday.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Baltimore lawmaker and top-ranking Democrat on the often contentious committee have never enjoyed a particularly strong relationship.
The Baltimore Sun's parent said Wednesday that it plans to spin off its newspapers as a separate company, the latest move in the Tribune Co.'s effort to focus on the more profitable television industry.