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.
Md. Senate Advances $39B Maryland Budget The Maryland Senate advanced the state's $39 billion budget on Wednesday, finding a quick solution to fill a drop in projected revenues by using money in a long-term plan to strengthen the state's pension system.
Md. Senate Panel Makes Budget DecisionsMaryland senators on a key state spending panel voted Friday to plug a budget hole by using more money initially planned to strengthen the finances of the state pension system.
Md. Fiscal Officials Oppose Tapping Pension Funds To Close BudgetTwo Maryland fiscal officials are urging state lawmakers to reject Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to use some money intended to shore up pension liabilities to fill a budget hole.
Anne Arundel Co. Settles Pension Benefits DisputeAnne Arundel County has settled a pension dispute with three part-time state's attorneys.
Rawlings-Blake To Introduce Pension Reform BillBaltimore city employees will contribute to their pension plans under a reform bill proposed by the mayor.
2 Sentenced In Plot To Steal From Pension PlanTwo Maryland men have been sentenced in a conspiracy to steal $9 million from a Vienna-based company's employee pension plan through a series of bad mortgage loans.
Baltimore To Appeal Ruling On Pension ReformBaltimore officials will appeal a federal judge's ruling that part of their package of pension reforms to for police officers and firefighters is unconstitutional.
Federal Agency Takes Over 2 RG Steel Pension PlansThe federal Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation says it is taking control of two RG Steel pension plans.
Court Rules Baltimore City's Pension Cuts To Firefighters And Police UnconstitutionalUnconstitutional pension cuts. A federal court strikes down Baltimore City's pension cuts for firefighters and police. It's a ruling that could cost the city tens of millions of dollars in an already tight budget.
D.C. Quietly Takes From Workers' Retirement PlanThe District of Columbia government is taking a portion of workers' retirement contributions for "administrative expenses" without telling them, and part of the cut goes to the accounting firm of embattled businessman Jeffrey Thompson.
Potomac Farms Workers Strike In Md., Va., W.Va.A strike by Potomac Farms Dairy workers in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia is in its third day.
Pension Board Votes To Keep Assumed Rate Of ReturnThe State Retirement and Pension System's 14-member board of trustees has voted to keep the assumed rate of return on investments at 7.75 percent.
Budget Panel Talks About Teacher Pension SharingStuck on how to raise income taxes, Maryland lawmakers on Thursday began wrestling with how they will split the cost of teacher pensions with local governments.
Maryland Budget Puzzle Still MurkySenate President Thomas V. Mike Miller is warning lawmakers this will be one of the most contentious sessions ever in terms of dealing with the budget.