The Connecticut Senate approved raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017, the same rate the president wants for the federal minimum wage.» Read More
The debate over balancing taxing and spending has been raging across the country, and no two states have settled it more differently than Maryland and Kansas, the New York Times Reports.
Maryland routinely ranks behind Virginia and North Carolina in CNBC's "Top States for Business" study because of a poor showing in these two areas, says Larry Hogan, chairman of Change Maryland.
A new poll from "The Hill" newspaper and website finds that 56 percent of likely voters believe Obama's first term has changed the country for the worse, with Brad Woodhouse, Democratic National Committee, and Sean Spicer, Republican National Committee. CNBC's Robert Frank, also reports on a new study from "Change Maryland," regarding taxes in the state.
A new report says boosting taxes on high earners has chased residents out of Maryland and cost the state revenue.
Whether it’s “the Summer White House,” “the Winter White House,” a beach house or a fishing camp, presidents need to get away, too.
The average U.S. home value is $147,300, but a professional athlete's home is anything but average. Read ahead to see 10 of the coolest athlete homes on the market.
A new crop of graduates is about to flood not just the job market, but the rental market. So where will the new grads move? Here's a list of the best cities for recent college grads.
Many jobs that let reserved types work in solitude offer poor salaries and unchallenging work. But there are other careers that are stimulating, well-paying and require little human contact.
CNBC's Scott Wapner speaks to Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis about his community efforts with non-profit organization United Athletes Foundation.
CNBC.com ranked the ten places in the U.S. that showed the most job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Read ahead to see which cities topped our list.
Research suggests that the recession may have brought an enduring shift in the geography of American growth: where housing booms were once fueled by borrowed money, many may now become long-term laggards under the weight of those debts, reports The New York Times.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan and Mandy Drury have the story of Maryland policemen pulling over a black Lamborghini with a driver dressed as Batman. Turns out he was on his way to visit kids at a hospital.
Not all states are created equal. Read ahead to see which states have the best credit scores in the country.
Sean McGowan, Needham and Company managing director of equity research and CNBC's Darren Rovell have the story on University of Maryland's debut of their new uniforms in a game against Miami.
During the decade-long period of healing, people in towns across America have been erecting memorials to the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 terror attacks. Click to see the photos.
From emergency preparation to landfall, see how the Northeast is impacted by Hurricane Irene.
When it comes to resources for the physically active, not all US cities are created equal. Click to see some of the cities that are havens for physically active Americans.
In order to help balance Wisconsin’s budget, the state’s Republican governor has proposed eliminating collective bargaining rights for most public employees, but Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, a Democrat, told CNBC he does not agree with the approach.