Working & the Economy

Decision on Multibillion-Dollar Gas Company Merger Expected Any Day

By Josh KurtzThe Maryland Public Service Commission is expected to rule within a matter of days on a proposed $6.4 billion merger between WGL...

Stadium Funding Bill Thrown for a Loss

The proposed “stadium compact” has been stuffed at the line of scrimmage.The idea, as conceived by opponents of using public funds for NFL stadiums, was to...

Legislation Delaying Sick Leave Implementation to Hit Senate Floor Monday

Emergency legislation pushing back the effective date of Maryland’s sick-leave legislation to July 1, as amended in committee Friday, is scheduled before the full...

Commission: State Should Bolster Consumer Financial Regs Gutted by Feds

By William F. ZorziA bipartisan commission established to assess financial protections for Marylanders recommended Friday that state officials step in and act on behalf...

Comptroller Attempts to Decipher What Federal Changes Mean for Md. Taxpayers

The Maryland Comptroller’s Office released Thursday an eagerly awaited report on fallout from last month’s federal tax cut, an intricate best-guess effort to help...

As Amazon Sales Job Begins, Hogan, Montgomery Face Host of Skeptics 

The incentive package that Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan (R) wants to offer Amazon, the e-commerce giant considering whether to build its second headquarters in...

Hogan Pounces as Finance Chairman Introduces Bill to Delay Sick Leave

The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee has introduced emergency legislation pushing back the effective date of Maryland’s sick-leave legislation that was vetoed by...

Hogan Will Unveil Legislative Package to Lure Amazon Next Week

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said Thursday he is “thrilled” that Montgomery County remains in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters.On Thursday, the online retail...

Suitland Groundbreaking Becomes Moment of Personal Reflection for Baker

If Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker (D) resented being the 41st* and final dignitary to speak at the recent groundbreaking for the Town Square...

Baltimore-Based Legal Group for Homeless Opens Montgomery Co. Office

The Homeless Persons Representation Project, a Baltimore-based organization that provides legal services to homeless people, has opened a new office in Rockville to combat...