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  • City official knocks state payout

    After maneuvering through a tangled bureaucratic mess, Burbank and Glendale have received millions to pay down redevelopment-related debt obligations, although the amounts they received fell short of what city officials say is their fair share. In the...
  • Don't raise debt cap, lawmakers told

    The General Assembly's chief budget analyst warned lawmakers Thursday that too much borrowing to achieve Gov. Martin O'Malley's goal of creating jobs through public works spending could put the state's sterling bond rating in jeopardy. Warren G....
  • Europe's problems hit home for some in Maryland

    Europe's problems hit home for some in Maryland
    Kirk-Habicht Co. in Essex doesn't do much business in Europe, but problems on the continent are buffeting the manufacturer all the same. Its employees rely on a heavy wire to make springs tough enough for trucks, and the only plant they know of that...
  • Anne Arundel schools chief releases nearly $1 billion FY 2013 budget

    Anne Arundel schools chief releases nearly $1 billion FY 2013 budget
    The superintendent of Anne Arundel County's public schools has proposed a nearly $1 billion operating budget for the 2013 fiscal year, about $50 million more than the system was allotted this year. "We have been good fiscal stewards of the money...
  • No quick fix: Getting out of debt requires patience — and help

    No quick fix: Getting out of debt requires patience — and help
    After his mother's death six years ago, Doug Hamilton says, his financial life spiraled out of control. He spent freely, didn't pay his bills on time and had creditors calling him at work. Marlena Clay-Boone says her financial problems started as her...
  • Treasury moves away from paper to electronic savings bonds

    Treasury moves away from paper to electronic savings bonds
    The move by the federal government to end the sale of paper savings bonds at banks and credit unions next year is bad news for savers in more ways than one. The amount of savings bonds consumers can buy each year will be significantly reduced. And even...
  • The U.S. is facing a crisis over jobs and growth, not debt

    A reader commenting on Rep. Chris Van Hollen's op-ed "Medicaid cuts would hurt us all" (July 25) bemoans his lack of commitment to seriously reduce the national debt. But his priorities and solution are questionable. We have a crisis, but it's one of...
  • Legg Mason profits jump 25% in fiscal first quarter

    Baltimore money manager Legg Mason Inc. said Thursday that profits in the three months ending in June rose 25 percent compared with a year earlier, to $60 million. That 40-cent profit per share beat Wall Street analysts' expectations by two cents a...
  • Microsoft retains AAA credit status

    Microsoft retains AAA credit status
    There are currently four U.S. companies that have a better credit rating than their own country, according to Standard & Poor's: Automatic Data Processing, Exxon Mobil, Johnson & Johnson, and Microsoft. "There's a certain amount of irony having AAA...
  • Mayor, Alonso join to seek new school construction approach

    Mayor, Alonso join to seek new school construction approach
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and city schools chief Andrés Alonso, who have pushed separate plans to renovate Baltimore's crumbling schools, presented a united front Tuesday in Annapolis as they asked state legislators to radically alter the manner in...
  • Glendale appeals redevelopment payout amid legal challenge

    Glendale appeals redevelopment payout amid legal challenge
    Glendale officials say the state is overcharging the city by $1 million to keep its redevelopment agency, prompting them to file an appeal with the Department of Finance. State lawmakers earlier this year essentially forced local redevelopment...