Working & the Economy

Assembly OKs $5B+ Incentive Package to Lure Amazon to Montgomery County

The Maryland General Assembly crossed the midpoint of the final week of its regular 90-day session Wednesday, giving final approval to key legislation and...

Assembly OKs $5B+ Incentive Package to Lure Amazon to Montgomery County

By William F. ZorziThe Maryland General Assembly crossed the midpoint of the final week of its regular 90-day session Wednesday, giving final approval to...

Amazon Headquarters Site Search Provides Boost to Metro Funding Quest

Few issues expose traditional fault lines in Maryland politics — rural vs. suburban, Republican vs. Democrat — like funding for mass transit. For many...

Decision on Multibillion-Dollar Gas Company Merger Expected Any Day

The Maryland Public Service Commission is expected to rule within a matter of days on a proposed $6.4 billion merger between WGL Holdings Inc....

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...