Working & the Economy

Country Clubs Prevail Again in Montgomery County Delegation

A Montgomery County bill to impose fees on tax-capped country club properties puttered to a halt Friday after it was narrowly voted down by...

Skeptics of $15 Minimum Wage Push Regional Carve-Out

As lawmakers consider whether to adopt a $15 minimum wage, some are also asking whether that figure is needed everywhere in Maryland.“Garrett County is not Montgomery...

Franchot: Switching Regulatory Powers to a New Agency Would Cost $50M

The Bureau of Revenue Estimates, an agency under the purview of state Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D), issued a report Tuesday showing that stripping the...

Study Arguing for ‘Millionaires Tax’ Highlights Maryland

A progressive national think tank has released a report arguing that raising personal income tax rates on individuals with the highest incomes may be...

Poll Shows Strong Support for Assembly Dems’ Progressive Agenda

Democrats in the Maryland General Assembly are advancing a progressive agenda this year – and voters largely approve.That’s according to the latest Goucher Poll,...

Bold-Faced Names Add Money and Heft to Baltimore Fishbowl

Baltimore Fishbowl, the news and entertainment website, is adding financial and editorial firepower and promising beefed-up coverage of the Baltimore region.The website announced Thursday...

Shutdown Relief Bill Passes House of Delegates

Federal employees forced to work without pay during future government shutdown are one step closer to possible relief. The Maryland House of Delegates voted 119-20...

Did Dan Snyder’s $100 Million ‘Superyacht’ Doom Redskins Stadium Push?

Critics of Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s quest to lure the Washington Redskins to Oxon Cove in Prince George’s County cheered his abrupt decision...

Jealous Launching Baltimore-Based Investment Firm

Former gubernatorial hopeful Benjamin T. Jealous (D) is launching a new investment firm that focuses on social impact. Called 20X, it will be based...

Fight for 15 Bill Heads to Hearing as Local Leaders, Hogan Weigh In

Local leaders gathered in Annapolis on Thursday to voice support for legislation to increase the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023.Baltimore...