A workaround by states to counter Trump administration cuts to Affordable Care Act subsidies has largely succeeded in protecting consumers from higher costs, California and 17 other states said.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to use a Maryland dispute to weigh what steps states can take to subsidize the construction of new power plants. The justices said Monday that they will consider reviving a Maryland subsidy program, accepting appeals ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers warned Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in a letter this week against waiving cuts in subsidies for air service to 10 rural communities unless he can show it would be too difficult for residents to reach a ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Senate refused to kill a $5 billion annual subsidy for ethanol on Tuesday, backing continued government aid for a Farm Belt-based industry over deficit reduction in an era of record red ink. The 40-59 vote, far short ...Read More »
U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin and Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler held a press conference Monday afternoon outside of the Shell gas station on Russell Street in Baltimore, criticizing subsidies and tax breaks for the five biggest oil companies: Exxon Mobil, Shell, Chevron, BP and Conoco Phillips.Read More »
A city task force examining the need for public subsidies to developers debated whether to hold businesses more accountable for those tax breaks through audits and increased transparency during a heated meeting Tuesday. The task force, formed by City Councilman ...Read More »
Snow packs an icy punch It wasn’t the storm of the century, but a cold, wet mess that packed a one-two punch snarled business in much of the state. If you think your neighborhood was bad, spare a thought for tractor-trailer ...
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