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Audit faults Maryland child support program

The agency responsible for operating Maryland’s child support program has been lacking in its collection efforts, according to a report published Monday by the Office of Legislative Audits. The state auditors said the Child Support Enforcement Administration failed to establish ...

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Maryland committee presses for debt ceiling deal

Maryland lawmakers urged their federal counterparts Thursday to raise the country’s debt limit without hashing out a deal to reduce the long-term debt and deficit. Del. Tom Hucker and Sen. Jennie M. Forehand, both Montgomery County Democrats and co-chairs of ...

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Retail sales up 1 percent in February

WASHINGTON — Shoppers snapped up new cars, clothing and electronics in February, pushing retail sales up for the eighth straight month. Retail sales rose 1 percent last month, the Commerce Department reported Friday. Part of the gain reflected higher prices ...

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