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  • Banks to no longer sell paper U.S. savings bonds

    Thank cost-cutting for this change to the U.S. savings bond program: Starting next year, you won’t be able to buy paper savings bonds at banks and other financial institutions. Getting rid of this paper work is expected to save taxpayers more than...
  • 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...
  • Obama and Boehner's debt ceiling dysfunction

    Obama and Boehner's debt ceiling dysfunction
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • District 4: Bill Henry

    District 4: Bill Henry
    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...
  • Maryland holds back letters of intent to swimming, water polo recruits

    Maryland holds back letters of intent to swimming, water polo recruits
    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...
  • 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....
  • Letter: 'Watchdogs' offer suggestions for economic development

    The following was sent to Harford County Executive David R. Craig. A copy was provided for publication. In reference to all the information provided about the Economic Development Policy, I submit the following from my committee, The Citizens of...
  • Md. lawmakers protest agency move to W.Va.

    Maryland lawmakers are protesting a plan by the Obama administration to eliminate 450 federal jobs in Prince George's County, but it is unclear whether they will be able to reverse it. The move to consolidate the Financial Management Services facility in...