Baltimore-based government contractor accused of keeping 401(k) funds
The company is charged with keeping some of its employees' contributions to their retirement plans and failing to make employer contributions for nearly five years.
Biden aims to cut bureaucratic runaround for government services
President Joe Biden will sign an executive order aimed at saving Americans time and frustration when seeking a broad array of federal services.
Trump signs budget deal; federal government to reopen
President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $400 billion budget deal that sharply boosts spending and swells the federal deficit, ending a brief federal government shutdown.
Federal funding shortage will hinder Baltimore transportation projects
The major challenge facing the Baltimore region’s transportation infrastructure is the same confronting other major metro areas — federal funding. As states and cities grapple with crumbling transportation infrastructure and demand for new public transit projects increases, federal transportation funds are dwindling. The nation’s Highway Trust Fund, which is funded through a federal [...]
Feds rule Md. county out of running for rural health funding
U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is asking the federal government to reconsider a decision making Allegany County ineligible for rural health care grants.
Obama wants diverse skills for federal managers
Calling on the government to improve the way it serves the public, President Barack Obama on Tuesday directed top management prospects in the federal bureaucracy to develop a more diverse set of skills as the upper ranks of the federal workforce retire in greater numbers.
U.S. deficit in August continues downward trend
The federal government ran a lower budget deficit this August than a year ago, remaining on track to record the lowest deficit for the entire year since 2008.
Appeals court questions proof-of-citizenship rules
A federal appeals court in Denver is suggesting that a partisan impasse in Congress may prevent Kansas and Arizona from getting federal elections officials to help them impose proof-of-citizenship requirements on voter registration forms.
Official says hackers hit up to 25,000 fed workers
The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that handles security clearances, an agency official said Friday.
Groups: Immigrant minors lack legal representation
A coalition of immigrant rights advocacy groups sued the federal government Wednesday, saying the vast majority of minors in deportation proceedings lack legal representation.
Lockheed Martin to furlough 3K workers
BETHESDA — Lockheed Martin says it will furlough 3,000 employees on Monday due to the government shutdown. The defense company said Friday that the number of employees put on furlough will increase weekly if the shutdown continues. Lockheed says the furloughs include employees who are unable to work because the government facility where they perform […]
C. Fraser Smith: What game are they playing?
At their hilarious worst, the 1962 New York Mets couldn’t get out of their own way.