ANNAPOLIS — The Board of Public Works approved a modified plan to reduce the current budget. The three-member panel unanimously approved nearly $63 million of $79.9 million in planned cuts, roughly $7 million less than proposed by Gov. Larry Hogan nearly ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland House of Delegates has passed the state’s $43.5 billion budget. The House voted 135-6 for the measure Thursday. The bill now goes to the Senate. The House also voted 112-29 for a companion bill that is ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — State government would borrow less than $1 billion under a proposal recommended Wednesday by a state fiscal committee. The five-member Capital Debt Affordability Committee voted 4-1 to approve a recommendation to hold the amount of new state debt that would ...
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ANNAPOLIS — State officials said Wednesday afternoon that Maryland’s revenue picture will be bleaker than expected. The Board of Revenue Estimates announced state revenues projections will be as much as $365 million lower than earlier forecasts for the fiscal year that started in ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s overall revenue picture is improving in the short term, but some state fiscal leaders urged spending restraint and cautioned against taking a victory lap in what is an otherwise slow economic recovery. The state’s Board of Revenue ...Read More »
Lawmakers will head back to Annapolis next month facing a much different budget situation than they did a year ago. But a structurally sound budget, at least in the short term, will bring its own challenges. Some lawmakers are eying ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Representatives for county, city and town governments are visiting Annapolis to present their legislative and budget priorities. The Maryland Association of Counties and Maryland Municipal League are scheduled to appear at 1 p.m. Friday before the House Appropriations Committee. ...Read More »