Working & the Economy

New Toll Collections, Other Laws To Take Effect On Saturday

After one of the biggest travel weekends of the year, a new state law will take effect Saturday that could increase toll revenue by...

Letter to the Editor: In Wake of Plant Closing, Coalitions Urge Benefits Protections, Workforce...

In solidarity with the 675 hard-working members of United Steelworkers Local 676 who are about to lose their jobs at the 131-year-old paper mill...

Md.’s Consumer Advocates Push for New Debt Collection Laws

By Brooks DuBoseJailing a person for an unpaid debt has been illegal for almost two centuries in the United States.But in Maryland, through a...

Calling Hogan’s Vetoes: How’d We Do?

When Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) vetoed eight bills last week, he wasn’t just passing judgment on the legislation – and impacting state...

Paper Mill Closure ‘An Inflection Point’ for Western Md.

A dead sparrow lay on the walkway to the Verso Paper Co.’s administrative building in rural Luke, Md., Tuesday afternoon.It was a grim metaphor...

Two Officials Leaving TEDCO Venture Fund

Two top leaders in Maryland’s Technology Development Corporation have resigned, the CEO informed employees on Tuesday.Andy Jones, chief investment officer at TEDCO and the managing...

Hogan Vetoes 8 Bills, Allows Prescription Affordability and Styrofoam Measures Through

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) on Friday used the lead-in to the long holiday weekend to veto eight bills while allowing dozens of...

Apartment and Office Building Association Gets New State House Lobbyist

The Apartment and Office Building Association (AOBA) of Metropolitan Washington announced Wednesday that Erin Michelle Bradley is joining its regional advocacy team. She’ll become...

Md. Closely Watching Court Case That Could Impact Future of State Lotteries — and...

The attention of lottery directors across the country is turned to a courthouse in New Hampshire, where a federal judge could issue a decision...

Shortage of Affordable Rental Housing Hits Md. Poor Hardest

Maryland faces a crisis in affordable rental housing – especially for low income residents.A recent study on rental housing by the National Low Income Housing...