Working & the Economy

Shortage of Affordable Rental Housing Hits Md. Poor Hardest

Maryland faces a crisis in affordable rental housing – especially for low income residents.A recent study on rental housing by the National Low Income Housing...

U.S. Citizens in Md. Could Lose Housing Aid Under Trump Immigration Rule

U.S. citizens who live with undocumented immigrant family members could lose federal housing assistance under a proposed rule from the Trump administration.Civil rights advocates...

Hogan to Sign Bills That Expand Health Care, Increase Age to Buy Tobacco

Maryland’s governor and legislative leaders will sign dozens of bills into law on Monday, including measures to ease health care enrollment and raise the...

Labor Secretary Skirts Trone’s Question About Ideal Minimum Wage

WASHINGTON -- On International Workers’ Day, Maryland Rep. David Trone asked Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta a question on the minds of many workers: What...

Exclusive: Poll Shows a State Divided

Maryland voters have widely divergent opinions on the direction of the jurisdiction where they live – and those opinions are based to a large...

Baltimore Business Group Wants Pugh Gone

The Greater Baltimore Committee's Board of Directors on Friday added its voice to those calling on Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh (D) to resign.Following...

Md. Officials Blast Trump on Executive Orders, Reports of Agency Elimination

Maryland officials sounded the alarm Thursday about two executive orders that President Trump signed Wednesday and about published reports that the president may be...

Leaders Tackle Regional Housing Strategy

The Washington, D.C., region is expected to see a massive increase in jobs and people during the next three decades, an influx that threatens...

Opinion: Critical Piece in the Fight for $15 That’s Been Overlooked

Maryland is the first state to pass a $15 minimum wage law that will increase the rates the state pays medical providers. To help...

Racetrack Funding Bill Being Laid Aside Amid Racial, Regional Divisions

A measure that would fund improvements at racetrack facilities in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties — but not in Baltimore City — is...