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  • Rawlings-Blake backs proposed fine for tax credit scofflaws

    As someone who's made a hobby of unmasking tax cheats, Patterson Park activist Matt Gonter told state lawmakers Tuesday that he backs a proposal to fine homeowners caught getting unwarranted homestead credits on their property tax bills. Under the...
  • O'Malley considering jobs bill

    With the state unemployment rate inching upward, Gov. Martin O'Malley is considering several jobs measures when the General Assembly meets in special session next month, he said Wednesday. A top administration official said the package could include an...
  • If O'Malley wants to create jobs, there's a better way

    One can scarcely blame Gov. Martin O'Malley for wanting to do something about jobs. Maryland's unemployment rate, while still well below the national average, is high and showing little sign of improvement despite the boost from the federal military...
  • Community Commentary: Why Obama doesn't care about the U.S. credit rating

    Just when the world financial markets had seemed to stabilize after five weeks of the violent convulsions caused by the first credit downgrade in the history of the United States, Standard & Poors announced the U.S. remains on negative credit watch, and...
  • Political Landscape: Brown sifting through last-minute bills

    Gov. Jerry Brown is currently going through a massive number of bills that were approved by the Legislature at the last minute before lawmakers went into recess until January. One bill awaiting Brown’s signature would require the California...
  • Solar Energy: The energy producing and saving home is very doable

    Solar Energy: The energy producing and saving home is very doable
    This informative, helpful article, "The energy producing and saving home,"  is written by Ben Cuker, professor of marine and environmental science at Hampton University in Hampton, Va.  His solar-powered home is on tour Oct. 1-2 for the Hampton Roads...
  • Solar home business shining in Maryland

    Solar home business shining in Maryland
    It might not seem to be a bright investment right now, after weeks of seemingly endless clouds and rain, but solar panels are popping up on rooftops all over Maryland. With government help in the form of tax credits and grants, companies making equipment...
  • Readers' Solutions: Getting Connecticut Back To Work

    Readers' Solutions: Getting Connecticut Back To Work
    BET ON WORKERS We must focus our efforts on the hundreds of small companies based in our state and especially manufacturing firms. I propose an incentive for hires in the high-tech and manufacturing sectors to build the work force for the future....
  • Baltimore-area home listings dropped in September

    Baltimore-area home listings dropped in September
    As prices continue to drop, Baltimore-area residents appear increasingly reluctant to put their homes up for sale, according to real estate data released Monday. The number of homes newly listed for sale fell 23 percent in September, according to...
  • Brown vetoes bill impacting future Walmarts, extends film tax credits

    Brown vetoes bill impacting future Walmarts, extends film tax credits
    Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have hindered the construction of Wal-Mart Supercenters and other big-box stores by requiring cities and counties to prepare economic-impact reports first. He said SB 469, by Sen. Juan Vargas (D-San Diego), would...
  • Baltimore asks state to strip tax credits from 2,157 homes

    Baltimore officials are asking the state to strip more than $1.3 million in property-tax credits they say were improperly granted to 2,157 homes, an early example of what city officials vow will be a continuing battle against tax-credit scofflaws. The...