Maryland Must Build Thousands More Homes To Keep Prices Affordable, Report Says

Maryland will have to make big changes to its housing ecosystem to keep homes affordable over the next 10 years, according to a new state-commissioned report released Tuesday. The analysis from the University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth and Enterprise Community Partners, a nonprofit housing lender and advocacy organization, says Maryland must add…

Biden signs orders giving economic relief to working families hit hard by COVID-19

President Joe Biden launched another front in his battle against COVID-19 on Friday by taking steps to increase food assistance for families still reeling from the effects of the deadly pandemic and laying the groundwork for a $15 minimum wage for federal workers. Biden signed executive orders giving low-income families easier access to federal nutrition and…

The Hard Numbers Behind Juneteenth in a Racist America

Nicole Phillip Some of the most glaring disparities in life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness in America are spelled out in detail the United States often seems unable to countenance. Updated Jun. 19, 2020 5:07AM ET / Published Jun. 19, 2020 4:28AM ET  Friday marks Juneteenth, a commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States and specifically word…