Working & the Economy

Fears, Uncertainties for Tenants, Landlords and Courts as Eviction Moratorium Set to End

Hundreds of thousands of Marylanders are at risk of being put on the street with their belongings, after a federal moratorium on evictions expires...

Trump Wrong on States’ COVID Needs, Hogan Says

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) flatly rejected President Trump’s claim that the states have everything they need to confront the COVID-19 pandemic head-on.“It’s...

Olszewski Issues Mask Order, 6 Local Health Officers Urge State to Tighten Restrictions

Baltimore County residents and visitors will be required to wear masks in most indoor public places beginning on Thursday, County Executive John A. Olszewski...

State Begins Spreading Around Eviction Prevention Funding

With the end of a federal moratorium on evictions looming, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) doled out $2.3 million in eviction prevention funding...
Langley Park

Langley Park Activist Leads With Heart and Soul

This is the third in an occasional series on life in Langley Park, a largely immigrant community in Prince George’s County where difficult living...

Md. Bankers Association CEO Leaving for Gig in Massachusetts

Kathleen M. Murphy, the president and CEO of the Maryland Bankers Association for the past two decades, is leaving to take over the Massachusetts...

Hogan: State Has Uncovered Massive Unemployment Claim Fraud

Maryland officials have uncovered a “massive, sophisticated criminal enterprise” that attempted to steal $501 million in unemployment insurance from the state, Gov. Lawrence J....

Teachers’ Unions, Parents Urge State to Begin School Year Virtually

Maryland teachers' unions and the state PTA are calling on the state to begin the school year fully online. The Maryland State Education Association, Baltimore...

Fever Checks: Real Medicine or Public Health Theater?

Florida’s world-renowned amusement parks and casinos have reopened during the coronavirus pandemic – most recently, Walt Disney World – but the state’s summer fun...

Labor Secretary: Unemployment Claim Processing Improving, Updates Coming

Maryland will likely roll out an updated unemployment filing system in the fall after claimants spent weeks waiting for benefits earlier this year in...