Working & the Economy

Speaker, Democratic Delegates Call for Removal of Labor Secretary, End to Lawsuit

Maryland House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) and more than 80 Democrats in the House of Delegates sent a letter Friday to Gov....

Judge Schedules Hearing that Could Further Extend Unemployment Benefits, Franchot and Workers Decry Hogan’s...

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge has scheduled a Friday afternoon hearing on a motion to stop Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) from...

Democratic Lawmakers Optimistic as Court of Appeals Declines to Hear Unemployment Case

The legal battle over Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s decision to pull the plug on supplemental unemployment benefits is expected to return to a...
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UPDATE: Before Midnight Expiration, Courts Order Continuation of Unemployment Benefits, Appeals Continue

A second Maryland court has issued an order requiring the Hogan administration to maintain expanded federal unemployment benefits that were due to expire at...

Judge to Issue Decision Saturday Morning in Cases Challenging End of Expanded Unemployment Programs

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge is expected to rule Saturday morning whether to issue a temporary restraining order requiring Maryland to continue administering...

Attorneys Hope for Last-Minute Hearing to Continue Unemployment Benefits

Editor's Note: A hearing for a temporary order to maintain expanded unemployment benefits was set on Friday for 2 p.m. With expanded federal unemployment benefits...

Hogan Touts Role as Biden and Bipartisan Senators Clinch $1.2T Infrastructure Deal

The White House and a bipartisan group of U.S. senators said Thursday they’ve struck a deal on the outlines of a $1.2 trillion infrastructure...

CDC Extends Eviction Protections For The Last Time

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended an order providing eviction protections for tenants for the last time Thursday, officials said.The order,...

Stimulus Funding Oversight Panel Parses More than $2.2 Billion Dedicated to Housing, Commerce Departments

As part of an ongoing effort to account for state and federal stimulus funds coursing through the state’s coffers, a comptroller’s workgroup examined spending...

Speaker Selects Two to Serve on New Sports Betting Commission

House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) has filled two slots on a new state panel that will help determine which firms can run...