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Letters to the Editor – 11/18/11

As the two chief volunteer officers of The Arc Baltimore, we share the concern, indeed the outrage, over the news that the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA), reverted unspent funds to the state general fund.  (“Maryland disabilities agency leaves $38M unspent,” ...

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House committee holds hearing in Baltimore on foreclosure crisis

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a field hearing on the foreclosure crisis at the University of Maryland law school in Baltimore Tuesday morning. Gov. Martin O'Malley and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake were among the panelists who testified about the effects on foreclosure on cities and families.

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Bay advocates say they’re on the defensive

Just a few months ago, many Chesapeake Bay advocates were hopeful Congress would pass legislation that would strengthen federal authority over the bay cleanup and provide billions of dollars to control pollution from storm water and other sources of pollution. ...

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Bank of America making changes in foreclosure process

WASHINGTON — Bank of America is telling a Senate panel it is making changes in its foreclosure process after an extensive review found areas needing improvement. The bank is one of several big mortgage lenders that recently suspended foreclosures temporarily ...

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