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5 contractors get weatherization grants

Five Maryland contractors who provide weatherization services to low-income households have been awarded $3.3 million each through the Department of Housing and Community Development’s Targeted and Enhanced Weatherization program: Edge Energy (Beltsville), Green and Healthy Homes (Baltimore), Hawkeye Construction (Baltimore), ...

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Report says poor are moving to nation’s suburbs

LOS ANGELES — A new report shows more poor people have moved to the nation’s suburbs, outnumbering those in urban areas. The Brookings Institution study released Monday says those in poverty living in suburbs jumped 67 percent between 2000 and ...

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Kathleen Westcoat: Health care ruling impact looms large for state

Media coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court’s pending decision about the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act has tended to focus on legal issues, such as the individual mandate, or the political implications for President Barack Obama and other national ...

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FreeState hopes to step up outreach, double its services to Md.’s low-income LGBT community

Lee Ann Hopkins spends each day in a tiny brick-walled office crammed with books and fliers on FreeState Legal Project, of which she is the executive director — and only employee. “I wear all the hats,” Hopkins said. “I am ...

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