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Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

BUILD: Jobs Program Hits Major Roadblock With Lack Of Funds From Mayor

Their motto is catching attention: don’t arrest me, hire me. A local community group is committed to putting city residents to work and keeping them out of prison. But BUILD says its jobs program has hit a major roadblock with the mayor.

04/08/2014

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O’Malley Urges Extending Unemployment Benefits

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has written a letter signed by 13 other Democratic governors urging Congress to extend unemployment insurance benefits.

01/08/2014

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Out-Of-Work Marylanders Hope Unemployment Benefits Get Extended

Thousands of Marylanders enter the new year with a new challenge. Federal unemployment benefits ended Saturday.

12/30/2013

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Long-Term Unemployment Benefits Set To End For Thousands In Md.

More than a million Americans are bracing to lose their lifeline from the government. Long-term unemployment benefits, put in place during the recession, are set to end Saturday.

12/27/2013

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

With Unemployment Benefits Set To Expire, Mayor Rawlings-Blake Talks City Job Services

With federal unemployment benefits set to expire for more than 1 million Americans, Baltimore officials are trying to inform city residents about their options.

12/27/2013

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O’Malley Announces 2014 Unemployment Tax Rates

Gov. Martin O’Malley has announced that unemployment insurance tax rates will be going down for Maryland employers.

10/16/2013

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Gov. O’Malley To Announce 2014 Unemployment Tax Rates

Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to make an announcement about unemployment insurance tax rates for next year.

10/15/2013

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At Least 26,000 File For Unemployment In D.C., Md. Amid Shutdown

Furloughed federal government workers have filed more than 10,000 claims for unemployment benefits in the District of Columbia as the government shutdown has persisted nearly a week.

10/08/2013

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Furloughed Workers Seeking Unemployment Pay In D.C.

Federal workers who are furloughed because of the government shutdown are beginning to file for unemployment benefits.

10/02/2013

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14 Charged With Unemployment Benefits Fraud In D.C.

Fourteen people have been charged with obtaining unemployment benefits from the District of Columbia government even though they were employed at the time.

09/05/2013

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Thousands Lose Homes In Md. With Foreclosure Wave

A second round of the housing crisis is striking Maryland as a backlog of delinquent loans move to foreclosure.

08/12/2013

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Baltimore City Council Passes Local Hiring Bill

The Baltimore City Council has passed a bill that would require local hiring for contractors, despite concerns about its constitutionality.

06/04/2013

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