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Apr 25, 2022

Timonium car dealer loses 4th Circuit bid for arbitration in wage dispute

Current or former car salespeople who allege a Timonium-based dealership cheated them of more than $1 million in commissions can pursue their lawsuit in federal court.

General Assembly
Mar 25, 2013

House of Delegates approves medical marijuana bill

After years of debate, the Maryland House of Delegates voted 108-28 on Monday for a measure that would put the state on a path toward developing a medical marijuana program in the next few years. The measure, which now goes to the Senate, would create a state commission to oversee medical marijuana programs at academic […]

Jul 27, 2012

Realities of Real Estate: The role of real estate agents and how they get paid

How real estate agents can represent someone varies from state to state, and specific buyer or listing agent agreements can also vary, depending on the real estate company you employ.

May 3, 2012

O’Malley considering panel to study gambling

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is considering creating a panel to study expanded gambling in Maryland. Raquel Guillory, a spokeswoman for O’Malley, said the possibility of a creating commission to study adding table games and more casino locations in “under discussion.” The governor has said he will consider calling a special legislative session this summer […]

Aug 3, 2011

Grasmick to head Howard County education panel

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced he has appointed retired state school superintendent Nancy Grasmick to chair a study commission to review the structure of the Howard County Board of Education and develop recommendations for possible improvements. The panel will submit proposals by Sept. 26 for how a local education system’s governing body can best […]

Jun 10, 2011

FCC move to close program access loophole upheld

WASHINGTON — A federal court on Friday upheld a recent decision by government regulators to close a loophole that had allowed cable TV operators to withhold sporting events and other popular programming from satellite TV providers and other rivals. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia affirmed most of a recent Federal […]

Mar 3, 2011

Editorial: Of trust and trust funds

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding minced no words in its recent interim report. “… the state’s transportation system finds itself on the verge of financial collapse unless action is taken now to change course for a new, more secure heading,” commission chairman Gus Bauman wrote in a no-nonsense cover letter to the […]

Feb 14, 2011

Report: $800M a year more needed for Md. transportation infrastructure

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland should raise $800 million more in annual transportation funding to shore up the state’s depleted Transportation Trust Fund, a commission recommended Monday. The 28-member Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding also recommended amending the state’s constitution to prevent officials from directing money away from infrastructure needs to plug budg[...]

Jan 18, 2011

Stem cell commission looks for new money

The Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund received a record 180 applications for fiscal 2011 seeking a piece of the $10.4 million available. Now, the commission in charge of deciding where the money goes is facing the question of how to fund as many projects as possible next year with the state facing a $1.6 billion […]

Dec 20, 2010

Maryland benefits panel to vote on funding problems

ANNAPOLIS — Members of a state employees benefits commission will begin voting on how to resolve large unfunded liabilities in Maryland’s pension and health benefit system for state workers. The Public Employees’ & Retirees’ Benefits Commission will meet Monday in Annapolis to consider a host of proposals, including one that would increase the retirement age […]

Dec 13, 2010

Federal aid sought to conserve Chesapeake land

A new report is calling for more federal aid for land conservation in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The report was released Monday by the Chesapeake Bay Commission and the Chesapeake Conservancy. It notes that the six states whose waterways feed the bay met their goal this year of conserving 20 percent of the watershed, which […]

Dec 7, 2010

Commission appointed to study impact of immigration in Md. needs another year

COLLEGE PARK — Despite the continuing debate about immigration policy, it took two years for the Commission to Study the Impact of Immigrants in Maryland to be appointed, and the members will now be asking for another year to do their work. In 2008, Del. James Malone Jr., D-Baltimore and Howard, and Sen. Richard Madaleno […]

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