Maryland lawmakers were told by more than a half-dozen witnesses Thursday that corruption issues at the Baltimore City Detention Center are not unique to the city jail.
WASHINGTON — Chairman Ben Bernanke offered a wide-ranging defense Monday of the Federal Reserve’s aggressive policies to stimulate the still-weak economy. The Fed needs to drive down long-term borrowing rates because the economy isn’t growing fast enough to reduce high unemployment, Bernanke said in a speech to the Economic Club of Indiana. The unemployment rate […]
In an effort to protect the company online, in-house lawyers are being asked to draft policies that restrict social media use in the workplace — but not so much that they run afoul of guidance by the National Labor Relations Board. Limiting social networking can neutralize many potential threats that can stain a company, said […]
Fiscal tensions in Europe, which have been brewing unabated for more than two years, must now also contend with a fresh round of political turmoil that further threatens European Union stability and may serve as a precursor to what most expect to be a heated election year in the United States. Investors will be watching […]
In the wake of the police-involved shootings that left an officer and a patron dead at the Select Lounge in Baltimore on Jan. 9, 2011, an independent review board found 20 deficiencies ranging from insufficient lethal force training and plainclothes protocols to breakdowns in the chain of command. The board’s initial report in November included 33 […]
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley wants more than 130 regulatory policies to be repealed or modified. Last fall, O’Malley asked state agencies to review their regulations to identify measures that could be reformed to grow the economy and streamline business operations. The governor’s plan, which was submitted to the Administration, Executive and Legislative Review [&he[...]
Caesar Rossilli has joined Redmer Insurance Group as personal lines manager. Rossilli oversees the sale of personal lines insurance including auto, home, life, umbrella, recreational vehicles and boat policies. Rossilli previously served as regional insurance manager for Long & Foster Insurance Agency, Inc. Earlier, he held the positions of financial service representative and sales manager [&[...]
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is launching a website explaining its regulations to companies as part of a broader effort to rebrand itself as a more transparent, accessible agency. The website, dubbed “FDA Basics for Industry,” features answers to frequently asked questions about the regulation of food, drugs and medical devices. The FDA […]