Maryland has submitted a plan to the federal government to modernize the state’s all-payer rate setting system for hospital services, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Friday.
Campers in national parks are to pull up stakes and leave, some veterans waiting to have disability benefits approved will have to cool their heels even longer, many routine food inspections will be suspended and panda cams will go dark at the shuttered National Zoo. Those are among the immediate effects when parts of the government shut Tuesday because of the budget impasse in Congress.
Wicomico County says restaurant inspections, building permits and some other health department services are about to get more expensive.
Two new services will be available for veterans through the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration.
Police are giving us new information about the gun used in a double murder inside a church in Howard County.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown wants veterans to have easier access to services and benefits.
Besides shopping, many Maryland families are celebrating Christmas eve at church.
The state is now assessing the damage caused by Hurricane Irene and restoring services to its residents.
The Frederick County Commissioners are hearing a presentation on how public-private partnerships could cut the cost of government.
Mourners are paying final respects to one of three teenagers killed in a car crash in Olney over the weekend.
The Frederick County Commissioners are creating a committee to consider privatizing government services to cut costs.