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University of Maryland Medical System BALTIMORE — Hagerstown attorney D. Bruce Poole is among three new members of the University of Maryland Medical System’s board of directors. Poole, an attorney and partner in the Hagerstown law firm...
Associated PressA new law will let companies contribute billions of dollars less to their workers’ pension funds, raising concerns about weakening the plans that millions of Americans count on for retirement. But with many companies already freezing or getting...
After focusing for weeks on his proposal to strip public employees of collective bargaining rights, Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday presented his full budget proposal — a plan that cuts $1.5 billion in aid to public schools and government but avoids...
The Great Recession saw unemployment rates double and the housing bust that proved far stronger and lasted much longer than anyone had expected. Through it all, retirement savings plans took a major hit. The economy is improving now. South Florida...
SOUTH BEND AM General announces that Daniel Chien has joined the company as senior vice president, engineering and product development. Chien will be responsible for overseeing the company's military engineering and product development operations,...
As Glendale struggles to get a handle on its growing pension obligations, records show that about 11% of the nearly 1,350 city retirees draw annual pensions of more than $100,000 a year — and some of them far more than that. At the top of the list...
Last year Orange County commissioners resorted to an underhanded, 11th-hour maneuver to keep a proposed sick-leave mandate off the November ballot. A panel of judges, finding commissioners had violated the county charter, ordered the mandate on the 2014...
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate passed a response to Orange County's sick-pay battle Friday — a measure that would prevent local governments from adopting leave policies until after a state study. The bill (HB 655) cleared the Senate 25-13,...
Tallahassee Bureau ChiefTALLAHASSEE -- In response to Orange County's legal fight over sick-time, the Senate is ditching a connected legislative push to nullify "living wage" laws on the books in several cities and counties. Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, pushed an...
More than a quarter of women earning $200,000 or more are afraid they are going to end up as bag ladies, and about half of women with paychecks around $100,000 fear the same fate. Among all Americans, a mere 13 percent are very confident they are...
Tuesday of last week was such a great time to be a Baltimorean. Then came Wednesday. One day after approximately 200,000 fans helped the Ravens celebrate their second Super Bowl victory, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced that without...
Does your debt nag at you and make you miserable? A researcher has now put a number to the emotions. He has quantified just how much debt drags some people down. Lawrence Berger, a University of Wisconsin at Madison associate professor of social work,...
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