Despite the VA Maryland Health Care System’s plan to allow veterans to be seen by private providers in Baltimore, most veterans are choosing to wait longer for an appointment at VA facilities.Read More »
(AP) The secretary of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is retiring. Gov. Martin O’Malley announced the retirement of 65-year-old Raymond A. Skinner on Friday. Skinner, who has led the department since 2007, will step down at the ...Read More »
With members of the U.S. Senate reaching a compromise to allow confirmation votes for presidential appointees, thereby avoiding the much-discussed nuclear option of eliminating a 60-vote threshold for some decisions, Tom Perez will become the country’s next secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor.Read More »
With my clerkship in Baltimore City Circuit Court quickly coming to an end, I have had the chance to reflect on my experience clerking for a trial court judge – both what I have learned along the way and wish I knew at the outset. ...Read More »
When I entered law school in August 2005, I was already 29, married and my wife was expecting our first child. I had been a teacher since I was 21 and continued to teach high school English until 2008 when ...Read More »
The Department of Business and Economic Development will foot the bill for at least a dozen state employees on the governor’s upcoming trade mission to India. DBED covered expenses for five when Gov. Martin O’Malley made a trade mission to ...
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While a 15-cent bump in the state’s gas tax may seem steep — the increase would amount to nearly 64 percent — members of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding were divided on how much of the burden ...
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Sen. Ed Kasemeyer, the chairman of the powerful Budget and Taxation Committee, had a frank assessment Wednesday of the General Assembly’s record on the gasoline tax. “We just didn’t do our job,” he said. The excise tax on gasoline has ...
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WASHINGTON — Defense spending is about to enter a steep decline that may force the Pentagon to abandon some military missions, shrink the armed forces and perhaps limit America’s role in the world, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday. In ...Read More »
Outgoing Juvenile Services Secretary Donald DeVore told the Legislature’s Joint Audit Committee Tuesday that when he received the findings of a scathing audit that exposed a host of large problems with record-keeping, financial management, contracts, monitoring and personnel in his ...Read More »