Johns Hopkins University raised $657.3 million last year, the fourth-highest figure for universities in the U.S., the Council for Aid to Education reported. Overall, charitable contributions to colleges and universities increased 1.7 percent in 2016, a gain that was mostly ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry has reported receiving thousands of dollars in gifts from two construction firms that do business with the city, and the owner of one of the firms said Thursday he gave Barry the money to ...Read More »
Jonathan Eisner, a partner in DLA Piper’s Baltimore office and chair of the firm’s trusts and estates practice, was selected as a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). ACTEC is a national organization of approximately ...Read More »
Maryland’s top court has disbarred former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson. The Court of Appeals court issued an order disbarring Johnson on Friday. Johnson, the county executive from 2002 to 2010, was sentenced to more than seven years in ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Many retailers delivered solid sales gains for December, but heavy discounts needed to get shoppers to buy exacted a high price, clouding the holiday shopping season. Merchants had to mark down coats and other gifts to get ...
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Remember when gifts were objects, purchased or crafted and wrapped with a bow, then presented with a flourish? Over the last few years, gift cards have become a popular alternative, and now as we become increasingly connected to our smartphones, ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Americans spent more on clothes, shoes, luxury goods and electronics in December than a year earlier, extending retail sales momentum that had been building since August, according to data released Wednesday. Figures released by MasterCard Advisors’ SpendingPulse, ...Read More »