If Maryland lawmakers succeed in raising the sales tax on alcohol from 6 percent to 9 percent starting July 1, most of the money would be used to boost school construction around the state.
The 24 local jurisdictions would split $47.5 million, with Montgomery and Prince George’s counties and Baltimore City grabbing the most funding.
- Anne Arundel, $5 million
- Baltimore City, $9 million
- Baltimore County, $9 million
- Eastern Shore (Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester), $1.25 million
- Howard, $4 million
- Montgomery, $9 million
- Cecil and Harford, $1.25 million
- Price George’s, $9 million
- Southern Maryland (Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s), $1.25 million
- Western Maryland (Allegany, Carroll, Garrett, Frederick, Washington) $750,000