Working & the Economy

A Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony With Star Quality Testimonials

Of all the thousands of annual events that bring politicians, business and community leaders together in charmless ballrooms across the state of Maryland, the...

Unions: State Workforce Shortages Leading to Dangerous Conditions

The shortage of 2,000 state employees in critical places like prisons and psychiatric hospitals is leading to unmanageable workloads and dangerous working conditions, members...

Alsobrooks Lays Out Markers for the Rest of Her Term

Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks (D) plans to outline her priorities for her next few years in office during a public meeting...

Uncertainty Over Retiree Benefits Isn’t Causing Mass Exodus, State Budget Chief Says

Despite workers’ concerns about the future of the state’s retiree health benefits program, government agencies are not seeing a wave of retirements, a legislative...

Md. Think Tank Brings on Chief Economist

The Maryland Public Policy Institute, a free market think tank, has announced that economist and author Stephen J.K. Walters will serve as its Chief Economist. Walters will...

Maryland’s Last Flour Mill in Ellicott City to Close

A longtime Ellicott City business will be closing its doors in early 2020. Wilkins-Rogers Inc. will be shutting down its flour mill and relocate...

Get Ready for ‘Lobbypalooza’ When Legislature Debates Race Track Package

The push to win legislative approval for the deal to improve two horse racing tracks in Maryland will be a veritable "lobbypalooza" next year.Most...

Report: Maryland Should Do More to Prevent School Lunch Shaming

Some Maryland school districts could do more to avoid shaming children whose families struggle to pay for school lunches, according to a report from Maryland...

Partisan Hogan and Bipartisan Hogan in Close Proximity

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) was first elected four years and 11 months ago.But he’s still campaigning against his predecessor, Martin J. O’Malley...

2 Md. Cities Crack Top 20 List of Best Places for People With Disabilities

Columbia is the 10th best American city for people to live in who have disabilities, a recent survey found. Baltimore is No. 17.That’s according...