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Sequestration would hit Md. economy hard

WASHINGTON — Maryland’s economy would be particularly hard-hit if Congress is unable to reach a budget agreement to avoid the broad, automatic cuts to the federal budget set to take effect in January, according to economic experts. Going over the ...

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Feds want Maryland to go beyond health act

If quiet negotiations between policymakers and industry bear fruit, Maryland could join the short list of states attempting to go far beyond the Affordable Care Act in improving health and limiting spending. Federal officials are urging Maryland and its powerful ...

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Federal government to propse new mortgage lending rules

WASHINGTON — The federal government plans to propose new rules on Tuesday that will give homeowners more ways to avoid foreclosure and get an accurate accounting of their monthly mortgage payments. Congress mandated changes in the rules covering the mortgage ...

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Baltimore vehicle seizure begins in lead paint case

The Baltimore City Sheriff has begun the process of seizing trucks, computers and other equipment owned by the city’s housing authority to pay an outstanding lead paint poisoning judgment. Two members of the sheriff’s office went through the fleet Wednesday, ...

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