Working & the Economy

Richest Resident

Here’s the Richest Resident in Maryland

By Elizabeth JanneyForbes analyzed the fortunes of the country's richest people to identify each state's wealthiest person. This is the magazine's fifth edition of...

M-NCPPC OKs Warehouse, Thought to Be Facility for Amazon, in Prince George’s

By Jennifer OrtizA plan to build a 4-million-square-foot warehouse — believed by neighbors to be an Amazon fulfillment center — in Westphalia, a young...

U.S. House Approves Bill to Boost Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

WASHINGTON ― The U.S. House on Thursday voted to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025.The measure has little chance...

Local Companies Among Inc. Magazine’s Best Places to Work in US

By Kristin Danley-GreinerTwo local companies made Inc. magazine's list of "The 346 Best Places to Work in 2019" released recently. One is from Millersville...

Maryland Ranks 40th Worst State to Open a New Business

Maryland is one of the most expensive states in which to start a new business, a WalletHub analysis recently concluded.Overall, Maryland is the 40th...

Amnesty International: Victim Compensation Programs Should be Improved

When someone is killed or injured by gun violence, a lot of healing has to occur. Physical injuries, sure. But psychological and emotional and...

Kopp: State May Look Into Divesting From Fossil Fuels

On a day that brought another intense rain storm, with her audience’s cell phones buzzing with emergency warnings about damaging flooding in the region,...
Bernie Sanders

Frank DeFilippo: Our Love-Hate Relationship With Socialism

President Trump, testing 2020 campaign themes, likes to taunt Democrats as the “Socialist party” and hopes to make it stick.Newt Gingrich, the nutty professor,...

6 Md. Communities Make Magazine’s List for Best Bay Small Towns

By Elizabeth JanneyCoastal Living magazine rated the best 10 small towns on the Chesapeake Bay, and several in Maryland made the cut. Among them...

Industry, State Officials Tout ‘Seminal Moment’ for Md. Racing

In a move that was instantly hailed as a “seminal moment” for Maryland’s horse industry, the company that owns the Preakness Stakes and the...