Maryland 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.
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.
The U.S. Senate has confirmed two men to serve as judges on U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Md.
A 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.
A 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.
Thousands 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.
By 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.
There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.
The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.
As many high-profile agencies sit idle because of the federal government shutdown, others are humming along just fine, thank you.
Late Thursday night, President Obama cancels a planned trip to Asia, with no end to the government shutdown in sight.
The usually bustling District of Columbia will be uniquely affected Wednesday by the first government shutdown in 17 years, with thousands of federal employees who make up the backbone of the metro area’s workforce ordered not to report to work.