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  • Md. man gets 121/2-year term in biodiesel credit fraud

    Md. man gets 121/2-year term in biodiesel credit fraud
    A Perry Hall man was sentenced Friday to 121/2 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $42 million in restitution after being convicted of selling $9 million worth of fake biodiesel fuel credits to oil companies and commodities brokers. Rodney R....
  • McManus: D.C. doubles down on the sequester

    The sequester, those $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts scheduled to hit the federal government on March 1, was designed to be stupid. In 2011, when President Obama proposed the scheme and both parties in Congress embraced it, their...
  • Illinois Catholic couple taking on Obama over contraception mandate

    Illinois Catholic couple taking on Obama over contraception mandate
    An Oak Brook health care company and its Roman Catholic owners who don't want to include birth control in their employees' benefits still have no choice, despite exceptions to the contraception mandate proposed by the Obama administration this month....
  • Food survey shows one in six Marylanders have gone hungry

    Nearly one in six Marylanders did not have enough money to buy food their family needed at times during 2012, according to a report released Thursday by the Food Research and Action Center. Of those surveyed, 15.9 percent in the Baltimore-Towson area...
  • Bel Air payroll firm sued for allegedly keeping clients' tax payments

    Bel Air payroll firm sued for allegedly keeping clients' tax payments
    A Bel Air company that handled payrolls for many employers in the area is being sued by clients for allegedly stealing years of tax payments rather than sending them on to the tax collectors as required — leaving the companies on the hook....
  • Sequester vs. social justice: What would RFK do?

    With the sequester now beginning, I find myself thinking about Robert F. Kennedy -- and 46 years ago, when I was an intern in his Senate office. The nation was going through a difficult time in 1967. America was deeply split over civil rights and the...
  • Why there's a bull market for investors and a bear market for workers

    Why there's a bull market for investors and a bear market for workers
    Last Friday, the Labor Department reported that 236,000 new jobs were created in February. That's good news -- but not nearly good enough. Even if this rate were to continue, which seems unlikely, the United States wouldn't be back to pre-recession levels...
  • Corporate welfare for Lockheed Martin

    Corporate welfare for Lockheed Martin
    At this time of severe cutbacks in government funding for food stamps, early childhood education and Meals on Wheels, some Maryland legislators are hard at work looking out for the welfare of one of the world's wealthiest corporations. Under a bill...
  • Government, unions offer advice, answers on furloughs

    As thousands of federal workers prepare to be furloughed, many are concerned about how to deal with a pay cut. Keith Everett, a chief steward with the American Federation of Government Employees, said his union held two meetings in recent weeks at...
  • 'Wage theft' prevails in post-recession economy

    'Wage theft' prevails in post-recession economy
    Behind the counter at a convenience store in Princess Anne, Elvira Orellana worked 72 hours a week, making sandwiches, cleaning the kitchen and ordering the ingredients to prepare oxtail, curry chicken and cheese steaks. Her employer paid her $648 a week...
  • American Express to pay $75 million in deceptive practices case

    American Express to pay $75 million in deceptive practices case
    Three American Express Co. subsidiaries have agreed to pay about $75 million in restitution and penalties for a variety of illegal practices involving hundreds of thousands of credit-card customers, regulators said Tuesday. American Express Travel...