Working & the Economy

With Most Restrictions Eased, Md. Casinos Had a Record Month

Maryland’s six casinos generated $169.2 million in gaming revenue in March, a record high and up 3.6% from March of 2019, when casinos produced...

House Lawmakers Advance Narrower Essential Worker Protection Legislation

An emergency bill to protect essential workers during public health emergencies is moving through the Maryland General Assembly. However, with less than a week...

Hogan, Legislative Leaders Unveil $3.9 Billion Supplemental Budget. We Break It Down

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R), Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore City) and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) announced a coordinated plan...

Biden to Unveil $2T Plan to Rebuild Infrastructure, Create Jobs, Boost Clean Energy

President Biden on Wednesday in Pennsylvania will unveil a nearly $2 trillion infrastructure package to rebuild highways and bridges, along with funding programs for housing,...

Alanah Davis: I Do Politics — So Can You

A note from the author: I’d like to dedicate this piece to my resilient family of artists in Baltimore City. It’s been a year...

Montgomery Co. Movie Theaters ‘Baffled’ by Refreshment Restriction

Movie theaters in Montgomery County are allowed to reopen at 25% capacity, but one stipulation of reopening deals a big blow to their bottom...

Opinion: Protecting Those Who Feed Us

If you eat, you should care about farm workers. Skyrocketing numbers of COVID-19 cases at meatpacking facilities and poultry processing plants have routinely left...

Delegate Mark Fisher Responds to Delegate Lily Qi

In 2021, Delegate Lily Qi introduced House Bill 658, a bill that engages in Statism and Crony-Capitalism.In defense of her bill, Delegate Qi recently...
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Maryland’s COVID-Fighting Bioscience, Biohealth Complex

By Rachel Logan, Julia Arbutus and Pierce PanagakosWhen Novavax Inc. received $1.6 billion last year from the federal government to speed testing and production...

House Passes Tenant Right to Counsel Proposal After Republican Objections

A proposal to guarantee low-income tenants the right to counsel against retaliatory evictions passed out of the Maryland House of Delegates Thursday after fierce...