WASHINGTON — It sounds like good news: Annual premiums for job-based family health plans went up only 4 percent this year. But hang on to your wallets. Premiums averaged $15,745, with employees paying more than $4,300 of that, a glaring ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Democratic congressional candidate from Maryland dropped out Monday after that state’s Democratic party said she had voted in both Maryland and Florida in the 2006 general election and in the 2008 presidential primaries. Wendy Rosen confirmed by ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 96,000 jobs in August, a tepid figure that points to the economy’s persistent weakness and slowing prospects for the unemployed. The unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent from 8.3 percent in July. But that was ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Maryland-based company is taking on one of the most high-profile jobs in the nation this week — transforming three huge sites into a nominating convention for the president of the United States in full view of ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Americans are feeling worse about the economy than they have in a long time — a fact that could have wide-reaching implications everywhere from Wal-Mart to the White House. Despite improving U.S. job and housing markets, consumer ...
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TAMPA, Fla. — A nuclear energy expert from Maryland found himself under fire from some in the state’s delegation to the Republican National Convention Monday after he criticized natural gas fracking and its viability as a primary energy source. Donald ...Read More »