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  • Sandy aid proposal would include more for Maryland

    Sandy aid proposal would include more for Maryland
    A $60 billion emergency spending bill that would provide federal aid to states still recovering from Hurricane Sandy would guarantee additional money for Maryland and subtly change the way administration officials determine eligibility for disaster relief...
  • Md. will receive $8.6 million more in Sandy aid

    Md. will receive $8.6 million more in Sandy aid
    Maryland communities affected by Super Storm Sandy will receive $8.6 million in federal funding under an emergency spending measure approved by Congress last month. The money, which is in addition to the roughly $1.5 million in assistance the federal...
  • Palmer Park gets green light for new playground, other upgrades

    A popular 2.8-acre park in one of the most densely populated neighborhoods in Glendale is set to get a major makeover by next year. City officials plan to install new playground and exercise equipment, update the picnic areas and improve the restrooms...
  • Key homeless veterans program spared from cuts

    Key homeless veterans program spared from cuts
    Finally, a small piece of good news on the federal budget front. A key program for homeless veterans in Hampton Roads that was a candidate for spending cuts has been spared. The program, funded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development,...
  • After sequestration, Glendale service providers brace for the worst

    After sequestration, Glendale service providers brace for the worst
    From senior meals to code enforcement, several local public services will be affected by the $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts that took effect last week. Just how severe the impact of so-called sequestration will be, however, remains to...
  • Editorial: Sequester Hitting Poor Where They Live

    Editorial: Sequester Hitting Poor Where They Live
    If you were entertaining the notion that the so-called sequester is really a good idea, it isn't. It may end up putting hundreds of poor Connecticut families out on the street. That is just one of many adverse effects beginning to take shape as a result...
  • Some Sandy victims still waiting for federal aid

    Some Sandy victims still waiting for federal aid
    A month after Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore, hundreds of Marylanders affected by the storm are still waiting for the federal government to provide funding for housing and living expenses. Federal assistance has been flowing for weeks to families in...
  • Senators challenge federal denial of aid to Marylanders hit by Sandy

    Senators challenge federal denial of aid to Marylanders hit by Sandy
    U.S. Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin publicly challenged on Wednesday a federal decision not to provide aid to Maryland residents affected by Hurricane Sandy — calling on President Barack Obama and federal emergency officials to rethink the...
  • 108-unit apartment complex opens for homeless residents on skid row

    108-unit apartment complex opens for homeless residents on skid row
    A sleek apartment complex opened Thursday in the heart of skid row, offering what backers hope will be a beacon for the neighborhood's homeless residents and a portal to an increasingly revitalized east side of downtown Los Angeles. The $28-million...
  • Three dozen Rollin' 30s gang members arrested in South L.A. raid

    Three dozen Rollin' 30s gang members arrested in South L.A. raid
    Nearly three dozen members of the Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips were in custody Thursday morning on federal and state charges after early-morning raids by hundreds of LAPD officers and FBI agents across South Los Angeles, officials said. The arrests on gang,...
  • Mortgage relief didn't help many keep their homes, critics say

    Mortgage relief didn't help many keep their homes, critics say
    When five giant mortgage firms signed a landmark $25-billion mortgage settlement last year, officials hailed debt forgiveness as the primary strategy to preserve homeownership. The banks hoped to avoid further enforcement action over widespread...