Federal Grant To Help Garrett County Study Fracking ImpactThe federal government is awarding funds to help a western Maryland county study the potential economic impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.
Federal Officials: Recent Data Breach Worse Than ExpectedNearly 22 million Americans hacked. The FBI now says the biggest ever government breach targeted background checks full of information from federal workers, their families and even friends.
Md. Congressman Furious Over Federal Hacking AttackThere is new backlash over the government employees hacking attack. Millions are workers are affected, hundreds of thousands in Maryland. The federal agency responsible for protecting personal information is under fire.
Federal Aid For Md. Highways Down 9 Percent From 2008-2013Maryland has been feeling a transportation funding crunch in recent years at the federal, state and local government levels. Federal highway funding has dropped, just as it has in many other states. Maryland's own budget pressures also have drained money away from transportation.
Obama To Raise Federal, Military Pay By 1 Percent President Barack Obama is offering civilian federal workers and members of the military a 1 percent pay increase in 2015, the same raise he offered last year citing efforts to keep government costs down during the economic recovery.
2 Confirmed As Judges In Federal Court In MarylandThe U.S. Senate has confirmed two men to serve as judges on U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Md.
Federal Judge Calls NSA Spying Lawful 'Counter-Punch' To TerrorismA federal judge rules in favor of a program allowing the NSA to collect the phone records of millions of Americans. This, after another judge found the practice unconstitutional.
Judge Rules Md. Stripper Entitled To Back PayA federal judge has ruled that a Baltimore stripper is entitled to back wages because her nightclub wrongly classified her as an independent contractor instead of an employee.
It's Business As Usual For Thousands Of Md. Federal EmployeesThousands of federal employees return to work, and national parks are reopening across the country. Late Wednesday night, lawmakers ended the shutdown after 16 days with a last minute compromise.
Federal Workers Back To Work After 16-Day ShutdownBy the thousands, furloughed federal workers began returning to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.
U.S. Government Work Is Losing Cachet For Some There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.
Pentagon: Most Furloughed Civilians Ordered BackThe Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.