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Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments report paints a grim picture for the region's economy if automatic, across-the-board cuts to the federal budget take effect in January. COG says better urban planning and promoting the region's diverse economy will will help offset the potential loss of jobs.
It costs about $235,000 to raise a child from birth to age 17.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said during a TV appearance Sunday the nation is not better off than it was four years ago.
Home prices are up in each county in the Washington metro area, signaling a positive step for the housing market.
For the second year in a row, the average hours worked by Americans has increased.
In 2007, David and Jackie Siegel had it all. They were living the American dream. Then, the Great Recession struck.
The Labor Department's latest job figures indicate the economic recovery is "faltering," says Peter Morici, an economist and professor at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business.
A new analysis that concludes Loudoun County could suffer a $72.2 billion economic blow without the second phase of the Silver Line isn't fazing some Loudoun County supervisors.
A new WTOP Beltway poll shows a sharp increase in the number of Washington-area residents who believe the area economy is improving and that the region is on the right track.
Biomedical engineers and computer software engineers are expected to be in demand in 2012. Some of the other top nine professions might surprise you.