| Apr 18, 2011
| 8:39 AM
NextEra Energy reported its "highest earnings ever" in its proxy statement, which shareholders will vote on in May.
NextEra reported a profit last year of close to $2 billion. That includes $945 million for Florida Power & Light, the state's largest...
| May 20, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Just walked out of the morning web meeting, where section editors talk about the various stories bubbling up on their areas of expertise.
Makes for an intersting breaking news reading list.
There's a sentencing in the Marni Yang trial this morning. At...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Shareholders of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. approved the company's executive pay package in a "say on pay" nonbinding vote Thursday.
Besides weighing in on compensation during Sinclair's annual meeting, shareholders also re-elected the broadcaster's...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 10:38 PM
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings said Monday he is launching an investigation into the salaries and bonuses paid to the top executives of for-profit colleges, noting that a majority of their revenue comes from students who are receiving federal tuition aid....
| Dec 15, 2011
| 10:10 AM
Weapons-makers, ideologues and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta are busy whipping up fears in reaction to scheduled reductions in our bloated military budget. Don't be fooled. These cuts will not put our security at risk, though they will cut into profits...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 12:14 PM
Shareholders of Jos. A. Bank Clothiers approved the company's executive pay package in a nonbinding "say on pay" vote Friday.
During the company's annual meeting, shareholders also re-elected President and CEO R. Neal Black and chairman Robert N....
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:37 AM
Constellation Energy Group Chief Executive Officer Mayo A. Shattuck III and other top executives of the Baltimore company are eligible to receive more than $36 million in cash severance and equity awards if a proposed merger with Chicago-based Exelon...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:17 PM
State energy regulators have scheduled an October start for hearings to consider Constellation Energy Group's deal to sell itself to Chicago-based Exelon Corp.
On Tuesday, the Maryland Public Service Commission scheduled evidentiary hearings to begin...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 11:29 AM
The pay cuts didn't last long.
Chief executives of publicly traded companies in Maryland and across corporate America saw their compensation rebound in 2010 as profits came back and the stock market recovered much of the ground it lost in the recession....
| Jul 11, 2011
| 9:30 AM
The latest news on executive pay at publicly traded companies is good — if you happen to be a CEO, that is. Reflecting the national trend, at least 14 highly-paid chief executives of 19 companies surveyed in the Baltimore region saw fatter paychecks...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 3:27 PM
An influential shareholder guidance group is advising Legg Mason investors to vote against the Baltimore company's $5.9 million compensation package for Chairman and CEO Mark R. Fetting.
Glass, Lewis & Co., which provides guidance on proxy proposals,...