| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake recently spoke the plain truth: "You can't grow jobs with slow Internet."
This simple statement is the best explanation for why Baltimore is examining how it can use existing city assets and smart investments...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Henry A. Minch, who had been assistant chief engineer for the Maryland Public Service Commission and a World War II veteran, died Nov. 15 of heart failure at College Manor Nursing Home in Lutherville. He was 92.
The son of Frank Minch, a city...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:49 PM
An anti-union group is challenging a state agency for refusing to release the home addresses of government employees and retirees, an open records dispute that has workers clamoring for their right to privacy.
The Pennsylvanians for Union Reform, led by...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:23 AM
There's not much left to be said about John Kennedy. I can't say I really knew him. But I did meet him a few times, and on the last occasion, he actually called me by name (good staff work, I'm sure).
There weren't many Maryland politicians who backed...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:17 PM
WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Chicago on Monday for three events: a groundbreaking for a center for domestic violence victims, a Senate fundraiser and a speech at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Some elective surgeries were postponed, some student dining halls were closed and some classes were canceled Wednesday as a one-day labor strike had a noticeable yet uneven impact at UC's medical centers and campuses Wednesday.
The walkout by...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:10 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Presiding over her first regents meeting, new UC system President Janet Napolitano proposed Wednesday that undergraduate tuition be frozen again next year and that a new focus be placed on boosting the number of community college...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:35 PM
A revolt is brewing among Baltimore taxi and limo operators, who are protesting a new city tax of 25 cents per passenger that went into effect Oct. 1. The taxi owners claim the new tax will be difficult to collect and that they can't pass the additional...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:55 PM
A broad coalition of taxi, limousine and for-hire sedan companies in Baltimore say they will refuse to pay a new city tax of 25 cents per passenger in what they are calling a collective act of civil disobedience.
The first payments under the new tax, for...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown will continue racking up labor endorsements of his 2014 run for governor Tuesday when he picks up the support of the largest union of state government employees.
Brown, a Democrat, will visit South Baltimore to accept the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Charlie Crist and George LeMieux were once the partners in a political marriage that benefited both greatly.
But that was when both were Republicans.
Now Crist is attempting to win back his old job as a Democrat.
And LeMieux, a former Broward...