New Numbers Show Baltimore's Graduation Rate Making GainsIt's been a steady climb for Baltimore's graduation rate. New numbers released from the state show city schools are making gains in those areas.
Md. Probes Energy Suppliers Amid Cost ComplaintsThe Maryland Public Service Commission says it's investigating five retail energy suppliers amid customer complaints about high gas and electricity bills last winter.
Minimum Wage Hike Hearing Set In AnnapolisThere's been some movement towards resolving an issue holding up Governor Martin O'Malley's minimum wage bill. A Senate committee could be voting soon on the proposal to raise the wage to $10.10 an hour.
Md. Insurance Official Approves New Health Care RatesNewly approved rates for health plans that will be sold in the individual market through Maryland's new health benefit exchange will have some of the lowest costs among the 12 states that have either proposed or approved rates, the state's insurance commissioner said Friday.
Vermont Releases Final Health Insurance RatesVermont's insurance marketplace is set to offer lower premiums than those initially proposed.
Leggett Proposes Higher Parking Rates For BethesdaMontgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is calling for higher parking rates in Bethesda.
Autism Rates Underestimated In U.S.A new government report suggests the number of children with autism in the U.S. is underestimated.
Gov. O'Malley's Proposed Budget Would Keep In-State Tuition Locked InThe skyrocketing cost of college has been on hold statewide for the last few years. And Governor O'Malley's proposed budget will keep it that way.
BGE Rate Increase Will Take Effect Saturday The Maryland Public Service Commission announced Friday that it has granted approximately 65 percent of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company’s requested increase for electric and gas rates.
Cancer Death Rates Drop 20 Percent Since 1991More than a half a million people are predicted to die this year in America from all forms of cancer. Though the overall number is staggering, the predicted deaths are showing a decrease from a high reached in 1991.
Abortion Rates Fall When Birth Control Is FreeAbortions dropped dramatically in a new study when women were provided birth control at no cost.
Md. Senate Weighs College Break For Immigrant KidsChildren of illegal immigrants would get to pay in-state tuition rates for Maryland colleges, but would first have to graduate community college, under a bill making its way through the Maryland Senate.