| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:25 AM
The deadline to apply for a property tax credit that, on average, cuts more than $1,000 off a homeowner's tax bill, has been extended until the end of October.
Maryland residents can apply for the Homeowners’ Property Tax Credit through October 31,...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Beginning this week, Maryland's Department of Assessments and Taxation can begin penalizing homeowners who received a homestead credit this year as a result of deception.
Penalties will be issued on an ad hoc basis as the department learns of violators,...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Governor Mitch Daniels joined executives from RACO, a division of Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE: HUBB and HUBA), Wednesday to announce the company's plans to relocate its distribution center from South Holland, Ill. to here, creating up to 77 new jobs by...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:54 AM
AscenaRetail Group, Inc., a national specialty retailer of apparel for women and tween girls, has announced plans to expand its operations in Greencastle, creating up to 242 new jobs by 2018.
Ascena, which acquired Charming Shoppes, Inc. in June,...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 9:54 AM
Sun Sentinel career and workplace writer Marcia Heroux Pounds answers YOUR questions about surviving in the office, finding a job, unemployment benefits and more. To submit your question, e-mail mpounds@SunSentinel.com.
Please include your...
| Oct 9, 2011
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....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:22 PM
House Speaker Chris Donovan has proposed raising the minimum wage in Connecticut from $8.25 an hour to $9 on July 1 and to $9.75 the following July — and in the future having it rise with inflation.
Currently, only Washington has a minimum wage...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 10:48 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government on Friday laid out incentives for states and people to participate in health insurance exchanges, including tax credits and funding grants for the states.
Health regulators also clarified how they expect states to...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:31 PM
Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as provided by the White House:
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Democratic leaders are considering a pre-Christmas special session regarding recent electrical outages that could include tax credits for hotel stays and an expansion of the state's price-gouging law.
The leaders who control the legislature are currently...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 11:38 AM
— When Efrain Hernandez couldn't seal a deal before the first-time home buyer tax credit expired this year, he lost faith that he would ever own a house in this real estate climate.
But the enforced wait got him more than the $8,000 federal tax...