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Supreme Court weighs Maryland ‘piggyback tax’ dispute

U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared divided Wednesday over a Maryland law designed to protect the “piggyback tax,” city or county taxes the state collects for local jurisdictions.

About Steve Lash

Steve Lash covers federal and Maryland appellate courts and the General Assembly’s judiciary committees for The Daily Record. He joined the newspaper in 2008 after spending nearly 20 years covering the U.S. Supreme Court and legal affairs for several publications, including the Houston Chronicle, Cox Newspapers, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and West’s Legal News. Lash, a graduate of American University’s Washington College of Law, is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court and Maryland bars.