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  • Credit union offers scholarships to Maryland state employees and their families

    Maryland state workers — and their family members — could win a college scholarship for fall 2013 offered by the State Employees Credit Union. The credit union typically awards $15,000 to $20,000 in scholarships annually. Last year, it...
  • Leopold found guilty of misconduct, suspended from office

    Leopold found guilty of misconduct, suspended from office
    A judge found Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold guilty Tuesday of two counts of misconduct for using public employees to perform political and personal tasks, and he was suspended from office while the County Council made plans to force him...
  • Brenda J. Clayburn, City Union of Baltimore president, dies

    Brenda J. Clayburn, City Union of Baltimore president, dies
    Brenda J. Clayburn, a founder and later president of the City Union of Baltimore who was also a longtime city Police Department supervisor, died Sunday of undetermined causes at her Northwest Baltimore home. She was 63. "She had recently been sick, and...
  • The Leopold case: bad behavior, vague crimes

    The Leopold case: bad behavior, vague crimes
    Circuit Judge Dennis M. Sweeney today found Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold guilty on two counts of misconduct for using his executive security detail for personal and political gain. Reports of his sexual escapades and urinary malfunctions...
  • Mayor allows paid-time off to tutor city students

    Baltimore city government employees are now able to devote up to two work hours per week to helping third-grade students hone their reading skills, the mayor's office announced this month. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake signed the executive order on...
  • 2/10/2013-Malloy's Snow Job

    2/10/2013-Malloy's Snow Job
    There are a ton of cartoons in Gov. Malloy's budget. A reader called me this week and pointed out that the governor is giving the state workers a raise and continues the promise not to lay off anybody because the state workers are the ones who voted him...
  • Is STOCK Act government transparency or invasion of privacy?

    Is STOCK Act government transparency or invasion of privacy?
    Dr. Joshua Zimmerberg says he's careful not to publicly disclose any personal information that could be of use to identity thieves. But soon, he might not have any choice but to have his finances published on the Internet for the world to see....
  • Malloy's Budget: A Fiscal High Wire

    Malloy's Budget: A Fiscal High Wire
    TOWNS SEE LOOMING SHORTFALLS By Betsy Gara Town leaders are anxiously crunching numbers as they review Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget. Given the size of the budget deficit, the Connecticut Council of Small Towns applauds the intent of the...
  • Mayor calls for trash pickup fee, 10 percent cut in city workforce

    Mayor calls for trash pickup fee, 10 percent cut in city workforce
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called Monday for "bold reforms" to fix a looming financial shortfall, including requiring more city workers to contribute to their retirement fund, charging residents for trash collection, asking firefighters to work longer...
  • New mayor reflects on tumult, looks forward

    New mayor reflects on tumult, looks forward
    Fourth in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles. * Each Sunday the new mayor of Costa Mesa prays to God to help him forgive others, to help him not hold a grudge, to give him guidance for the week before...
  • Nearly half of city employees have 'critical or chronic' illness, mayor says

    Nearly half of city employees have 'critical or chronic' illness, mayor says
    Nearly half of Baltimore's municipal employees and retirees have a "critical or chronic" illness — a distinction that contributes to the high cost of providing their health insurance, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday. "We need to...