Baltimore mayoral candidates touted tax cuts, schools and job programs at a forum at Coppin State University.
The American Red Cross says it’s laid off eight workers in the Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region because of rising costs and slow revenue growth.
A new budget in Montgomery County cuts workers’ health and retirement benefits by $33 million.
The president of the Montgomery County Council says all nine members have signed off on cuts to employee benefits and to public schools.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has restored funding to Maryland’s Distinguished Scholars fund, which had been canceled due to budget cuts.
The Baltimore Orioles cut three players, including backup catcher Craig Tatum, to reduce their roster to the 25-man limit.
Veteran pitchers Mark Hendrickson, David Riske and Rick VandenHurk were designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles on Monday. Left fielder Nolan Reimold, infielder Nick Green and pitchers Ryan Drese, Clay Rapada and Pat Egan were assigned to Baltimore’s minor league camp.
Maryland lawmakers on the House Appropriations Committee will be considering a plan to raise about $67 million in fees to help balance the state budget.
Howard County residents and organizations are hoping local officials keep what they want in the budget for the next fiscal year.
Baltimore students, teachers and school administrators are telling Maryland lawmakers to “keep the promise,” when it comes to schools funding.
Maryland House Republicans will be outlining plans to make deeper spending cuts in the state budget.
The Social Security Administration is warning of possible worker furloughs as House Republicans debate spending cuts that would affect the agency.