An east Baltimore neighborhood saw the start of an affordable housing development designed to breathe new life into East Chase Street, while taxpayers in Maryland found out there will be an extra $800 billion to pay for over the next ...Read More »
Maryland groups that have been opposed to American Health Care Act pointed to the Congressional Budget Office analysis released Monday to support their position. The analysis by the nonpartisan CBO found the Republican-backed health care plan would result in 14 ...
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 4.1 percent annual rate from July through September, the fastest pace since late 2011 and significantly higher than previously believed. Much of the upward revision came from stronger consumer spending. The ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The government on Monday reported a $97.6 billion deficit for July but remains on track to post its lowest annual budget gap in five years. July’s figure raises the deficit so far for the 2013 budget year to ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The government reported Wednesday that the U.S. budget deficit widened in May by $139 billion. But the annual deficit stayed on track to finish below $1 trillion for the first time since 2008. Steady economic growth and higher ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Congress’ nonpartisan budget analyst says President Barack Obama’s budget would trim projected federal deficits by $1.1 trillion over the coming decade. The Congressional Budget Office said Friday that after four straight years of annual shortfalls exceeding $1 trillion, ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The federal government says it will temporarily suspend sales of U.S. Treasury securities to state and local governments at noon on Friday, the first step to avoid breaching the nation’s borrowing limit. The move announced Wednesday by Treasury ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell 22,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 344,000, evidence that the job market may be picking up. The four-week average of applications dropped 6,750 to 355,000, the Labor Department said ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke painted a dark picture of where the U.S. economy is headed if Congress fails to reach agreement soon to avert a budget crisis. “It would probably knock the recovery back into a recession ...
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