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Amazon: The Great ‘Get’ — and the Great Unknown

First in a short series of articles.An announcement from Amazon on where it plans to build its second North American headquarters, known as HQ2,...

Company Operates Halfway House for Employees Who Are Recovering Addicts

By Samantha Rosen/Capital News ServiceIn a quiet corner of Dundalk, down the street from a church and walking distance from a grocery store, one...

Hogan Breaks Bread With Bezos at D.C. Event But Gets No Word on Amazon...

Keep them guessing. That’s what Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos did on Thursday night during an appearance at The Economic Club of Washington, D.C.’s...

No Escaping Political Subtext as Panel on Regulating Booze Debuts

A task force on alcohol regulation in Maryland, meeting for the first time on Wednesday, heard expert testimony about the societal ills associated with...

Study: More Than 1/3 of MD Households Struggle to Meet ‘Survival Budgets’

More than a third of families in the state of Maryland ― and about half the population in some counties and the city of...

Pioneering Fair Housing Group to Shutter Its Doors

Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc., the city’s first and oldest fair housing organization, is shuttering its doors at the end of the month, the nonprofit announced...

Report: State Budget Hampers Minority Opportunity

Maryland’s state budget inherently presents barriers to prosperity for people of color and has done so for years, according to a report issued Tuesday...

Analysis: A Provocateur, a Foil and a Dilemma for Montgomery County Business Leaders

A roomful of 250 Montgomery County business leaders and their allies. A provocative new report with dire warnings about the county’s future from Gov. Lawrence...

Amazon, Metro Funding Take Center Stage at Bill Signing

If there was any lingering, smidgen of doubt about the role the nationwide Amazon headquarters competition played in convincing Washington, D.C.’s regional leaders to...
Rich Madaleno

Notebook: Likely Demise of Fight for $15 Bill Leaves Advocates Disappointed

Advocates for an increase in Maryland’s minimum wage are expressing disappointment that a measure they championed during the legislative session seems likely to die...