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Living wage law takes effect

Minimum wage workers employed by contractors working on state projects will benefit from the living wage law that went into effect Monday: in the Baltimore-Washington area, they’ll now earn at least $11.30/hour. In rural areas, the minimum is set at ...

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Justice in a motorhome

Supreme Court junkies have known for some time now that Justice Clarence Thomas enjoys tooling around in a 40-foot motor home, but the news on last Sunday’s “60 Minutes” interview came as no small surprise to the rest of us. ...

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No questions for health

Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department, is the latest guest blogger to present his “audacious idea” on the new blog of the same name. Sharfstein centers his post on his frustration with the dearth of health-related ...

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Help Andy Rosen with his taxes!

Many business owners know that the state personal income taxes are not always entirely personal. For example, S corporations often pay income tax on their earnings through their owners. One of the main arguments that business groups have advanced against ...

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Law blog round-up

Here are a few legal links for your Monday morning: The Post has an update on the Samuel Sheinbein case. (Hat tip: Baltimore Crime.) James Gross at the Maryland Divorce Legal Crier has a Mickey Spillane-esque (“I knew she was ...

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Got $1.13M?

WaPo published a piece designed to shock the metropolitan masses yesterday with news of median new-home prices in Montgomery Co. “rocketing” to more than $1.1M. The article quotes Karl Moritz, a research chief at Moco Planning Board: “What we see ...

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AG’s office blocks Asti settlement

So, the Attorney General’s office has apparently decided that $400,000 is $143,000 too much to pay Alison Asti to go away. If you thought that call belonged to the governor, comptroller and treasurer — collectively, the Board of Public Works ...

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Court keeps Hanssen’s secret

Physician discipline cases are rarely a laughing matter, but did anything about Salerian v. Md. State Board of Physicians (PDF), Wednesday’s opinion by the Court of Special Appeals, strike you as a little funny? No, I don’t mean Judge Peter ...

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