Md. Board OKs Plan To Address $410M Budget HoleMaryland state agencies will take a 2 percent across-the-board budget cut, and higher education will absorb an added $18 million cut as part of plan to fill a $410 million shortfall for the current fiscal year, according to a plan approved by a state board Wednesday.
Defense Budget Cuts Could Have Major Impact In Md.We're learning more about the massive budget cuts to defense spending proposed by the Obama administration--cuts that could have an impact here in Maryland.
SNAP Benefits: Some Md. Lawmakers Push To Prevent Food Stamp Cuts Some Maryland lawmakers are using Thanksgiving holiday week to turn attention to proposed cuts in the nation's food stamp program.
A Day Without Pay Ahead For Pentagon WorkersA day without pay, the first of 11 through September, comes next week for more than 650,000 people who hold civilian jobs with the Defense Department. Officials worry that the Pentagon will be hit even harder by layoffs in 2014 if automatic budget cuts continue as planned.
Meals On Wheels Face Hard Choices With Funding CutBudget cuts from Congress are forcing some Meals on Wheels providers to slash programs for seniors or shut down completely.
Hospital Association Asks For Protection From CutThe Maryland Hospital Association is urging a state commission to spare hospitals from a two percent Medicare cut that is part of federal budget reductions.
Deep Budget Cuts Ground Blue AngelsDeep budget cuts in Washington are grounding the military's Blue Angels and Thunderbirds.
National Archives Reduces Hours Due To Budget CutsThe National Archives is reducing its public operating hours at two facilities in the Washington area due to automatic federal budget cuts taking effect.
Effects Of Sequestration Begin To Take Shape In Md.Maryland lawmakers now have a better picture of how the federal spending cuts signed by President Obama will affect Marylanders.
Gov. O'Malley Worried About Automatic Spending CutsOne week and counting until automatic spending cuts known as the sequester kick in. Unless Congress comes up with a compromise, jobs and services we all count on could be in jeopardy.
Md., Va., Among Most Vulnerable To Budget CutsMaryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are among the most vulnerable to looming federal budget cuts in defense as well as nondefense spending, according to a report released Monday by Wells Fargo Securities.
FAA Budget Cuts Could Limit Airports Capacity To Handle PassengersLooming budget cuts to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) could drastically impact airline travel in our region. Lawmakers have the power to lessen the blow but they are running out of time.