| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:51 PM
You’ve been following the debt ceiling debate, right?
What? You haven’t been? Why not? Is it because watching people argue over long-term debt restructuring makes your eyes glaze over? We don’t blame you.
So while you’ve been...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:05 PM
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...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 12:28 PM
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...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:30 PM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council.
In 2006, I graduated from Loyola University, where I completed a Master's of Business Administration degree with a concentration...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:02 PM
After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year.
The Moody's Investors Service rating agency...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 1:01 PM
President Obama is roundly criticized by Republicans for running up the nation's debt load, but tax and spending proposals from the GOP presidential contenders show debt would continue to rise under their watch -- sometimes to even more alarming levels....
| Feb 28, 2012
| 5:11 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:26 PM
COLLEGE PARK — The University of Maryland held back letters of intent to high-school recruits of three sports — men's swimming, women's swimming, and women's water polo — an indication that those teams have showed up with others on a...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 5:12 PM
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.
| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Concerns raised over how the CTA will pay off debt service on up to $1 billion in bonds delayed approval on Wednesday of the RTA 2013 budget for the CTA, Metra and Pace.
The issue arose at the last minute over language in the CTA's five-year capital...