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Senate panel advances Md. legislative redistricting plan favored by Democrats
A key Senate committee has passed a plan to redraw the state Senate and House of Delegates districts in the General Assembly. The 11-4 vote to accept a state legislative redistricting plan drawn by a commission appointed by House and Senate leaders fell along strict party lines with Democrats holding the majority. The panel took ...
Proposed senior tax cuts get thumbs up from retirees, retirement communities
The biggest piece of Gov. Larry Hogan’s sweeping tax-cut plan has won immediate and widespread applause from retirees and their advocates.
Lawmaker says Hogan administration misled public, legislature on breach
Maryland health and cybersecurity officials misled legislators about the cause of a website shutdown at the Department of Health, according to one top lawmaker.
Md. health department website shutdown was ransomware attack, officials say
State officials confirmed that a cybersecurity incident that forced a shutdown of the Maryland Department of Health websites was a ransomware attack.
Maryland governor proposes $4.6 billion tax relief package
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan proposed a major tax-relief package on Tuesday for the upcoming legislative session.
General Assembly opens with Hogan ready to 'double down' on tax cuts
Gov. Larry Hogan said it is time for the General Assembly to "double down" on tax reductions, including the elimination of taxes on retirees.
It’s time to make Maryland a climate leader again
In 2022, we have the opportunity to reestablish Maryland as a national leader in the fight against climate change. Advocates and legislators alike were disappointed that major climate legislation did not make it over the finish line in 2021’s regular legislative session. In fact, House Speaker Adrienne Jones said just weeks later that this was ...
Improving Maryland’s tax and business climate
Nearly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic rocked our national economy and sent millions into unemployment, Maryland’s citizens are still fighting to recover. But lawmakers in Annapolis have an opportunity to ease this struggle during the 2022 legislative session by tackling one of the primary impediments to widespread opportunity in our state: Taxes. According to ...
It’s time to fund the access to counsel in eviction law
COVID-19 created a health, economic and civil justice crisis. Even before the pandemic, only a small percentage of Marylanders (about 20%) received the help they needed to navigate the civil justice system, resulting in threats to their housing, safety and economic security, not because they did anything wrong, but because they did have the legal ...
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