| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:17 AM
For the first time in decades, Census Bureau data suggest that the population of Washington, D.C., has surpassed that of Baltimore. The District gained more than 13,000 new residents between July 2011 and July 2012, for a total of 632,323. Baltimore's...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 2:18 PM
A year ago, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake gave an inaugural address that was both lofty in vision and grounded in reality — the poetry of growing Baltimore by 10,000 residents in the next decade tempered by the prose of how to get there.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:10 AM
A new analysis by the New York Times puts the national tab at more than $80 billion a year in state and local taxpayer handouts to businesses. Those include tax breaks, low-interest loans and outright cash giveaways to encourage companies to locate in a...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 5:00 AM
As the federal "fiscal cliff" approaches, an important group of Marylanders with a lot on the line has been largely ignored: children. The stakes are immense, because the recession has been hard on Maryland children, with one out of every seven living...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Grotech Ventures will be the first venture capital firm to invest in Maryland startup companies using $12 million in state money as part of the InvestMaryland program, state economic development officials said Wednesday.
The firm was selected based on...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Maryland homeowners could lose out on hundreds of dollars in tax bill savings if they miss a deadline that's a week away.
Many may not realize they must sign up for the Homestead Tax Credit, which saved the average Baltimore homeowner more than $1,000...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Nearly 1,000 market-rate apartments would be added to downtown Baltimore in the next few years if three projects announced in recent days are completed.
"It seems like it all came to fruition this week, but we've been working for a year, year and a half,...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 7:51 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Child advocates are preparing for a battle in the capital to bring back tax credits.
The numbers are staggering in the Ozarks. Greene County is second in the state when it comes to child abuse per capita. However, It's a problem...
| Nov 23, 2012
"Fortunately, there may be a middle-ground in which Democrats can raise revenues from higher earners and Republicans can avoid rate increases. There are some relatively simple tax changes that could be enacted for tax year 2013 to raise the same amount of...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Elkhart Plastics, Inc. (EPI), a rotationally molded plastic parts manufacturer, announced plans today to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 50 new jobs by 2015.
The company, which manufactures molded plastic parts for the agricultural, marine,...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 7:15 AM
While politicians spar in Washington over how to keep the nation from going over a "fiscal cliff," environmental activists warn that the wind-energy industry faces its own cliff if Congress doesn't act soon to extend a federal tax break for turbine...