| Dec 10, 2013
Remember TV commercials in early 2010 where GM's then-CEO Ed Whitacre proclaimed the automaker had paid back its loans in full? Though technically accurate ??? the automaker repaid $8.1 billion in loans from the U.S. and Canadian government in April......
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Stevenson University had the highest income disparity between its president — who made $1.49 million in 2009 — and rank-and-file professors, according to a salary survey of hundreds of institutions released Monday by The Chronicle of Higher...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 3:03 PM
Legg Mason Inc. shareholders approved a $5.9 million pay package for Chairman and CEO Mark R. Fetting in an advisory vote announced Tuesday at the Baltimore-based company's annual meeting.
The nonbinding "say on pay" measure won the support of 87 percent...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Legg Mason shareholders voted to approve a $4.9 million pay package for Chairman and CEO Mark R. Fetting at the Baltimore-based investment firm's annual meeting Tuesday morning.
Fetting's compensation package was $1 million less than the package approved...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 10:45 AM
In Hannah Cho's excellent article on Maryland executive salaries ("On the Rise," July 10), she brings up the ratio of CEO salary to median worker salary. She says "CEOs at the largest U.S. companies made on average 343 times the median worker salary...