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Baltimore taxpayers invited to speak out on proposed city budget

The city’s Board of Estimates will hold its annual Taxpayers’ Night on Wednesday beginning at 6 p.m. at the War Memorial Building near City Hall. The event is a public forum on the proposed 2013 budget of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, ...

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Many federal workers out-earn private sector labor

WASHINGTON — The average federal worker earns about 2 percent more than a private sector worker in a comparable profession, though the government’s generous pension system means that overall compensation is significantly higher, a government study released Monday said. Once ...

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Postal changes will hurt small businesses

Utility bills are paid, legal briefs are filed and the Christmas shopping all gets done online. But for magazines, clothing catalogues and movies, the mail still matters. For some mail-dependent businesses, quick and cheap first-class mail service from the U.S. ...

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Federal health insurance reform brings myriad changes

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), better known as federal health care reform, contains a myriad of new programs and rules that affect employers, employees, health insurance plans and health care providers. This is the third column highlighting ...

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