Maryland Applies For Additional $300 Per Week In Federal Unemployment BenefitsMaryland is applying for residents impacted by the coronavirus pandemic to get an additional $300 a week in federal unemployment benefits, the governor announced Wednesday.
Low-Income Baltimore County Residents Can Now Call 311 To Be Screened For BenefitsBaltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced the county will now work to connect residents with benefits with a new screening call center.
More Than 48K New Unemployment Claims Filed In Maryland Last WeekMaryland officials reported 48,963 new unemployment claims in the week ending on May 23.
SNAP Benefits To Be Issued To Marylanders On March 6The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) announced that they will provide Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits on March 6, 2019.Benefits will be provided to all residents in Maryland including those who were impacted by the partial federal government shutdown.
Verizon Strike Possible As Contract Deadline LoomsVerizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier.
Shopkeepers Sentenced For $1.1M Food Stamp FraudTwo Baltimore shopkeepers have been sentenced to four years in prison for illegally redeeming food stamp benefits in exchange for cash.
Laurel Woman Admits To Stealing Dead Mother's ChecksA Laurel woman has admitted to stealing nearly $300,000 in Social Security benefits for 16 years after her mother died.
VA Cites Progress On Backlog; Congress DisagreesThe Department of Veterans Affairs says it has made "tremendous progress" in reducing a disability claims backlog that reached above 600,000 early last year.
Dutch National Sentenced For Benefits FraudA Dutch national and registered sex offender who has lived in the U.S. illegally for more than 40 years and fraudulently obtained social security benefits has been sentenced.
Salisbury Grapples With Rising Cost Of BenefitsMany city employees in Salisbury haven't had a raise in six years, but a new analysis shows the cost of benefits is substantially increasing city spending.
Utility Workers Picket For New ContractUnion utility workers are picketing in Frederick to draw attention to their contract dispute with FirstEnergy Corp.
Families Of Fallen Soldiers Hit Hard By Government ShutdownThe shutdown in Washington continues. And families of fallen soldiers are being hit especially hard.
Maryland-Based Charitable Organization Helps Families Of Fallen Military MembersA Maryland-based charitable organization steps up to help those impacted by the government shutdown at a time of devastating loss.
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.
Social Worker Pleads Guilty To Health Care FraudA former social worker who prosecutors say continued to submit insurance claims after her license was suspended has pleaded guilty to health care fraud.