ANNAPOLIS – As Gov. Martin O’Malley prepares to introduce a plan to raise taxes on gasoline, some state lawmakers are pushing their own proposals to pay for the massive transit projects at the top of the state’s transportation to-do list. ...Read More »
An effort to shed more light on a small slice of the billions of dollars in tax breaks that Maryland doles out every year is back, revived by a pair of Montgomery County lawmakers. Sen. Richard S. Madaleno Jr. introduced ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s tax collector slammed Gov. Martin O’Malley’s plan to raise taxes on gasoline Tuesday, saying it would deal a “crushing blow” to families and businesses limping through the “flickering economic recovery.” “I’ve gone all over the state. I ...
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The State of the State address is behind us as we enter the fourth full week of the 2012 legislative session. Lawmakers are already tackling the same-sex marriage issue and are waiting to see Gov. Martin O’Malley”s gas tax proposal. ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Montgomery County senator said he will introduce a bill Monday that would make the financial disclosure forms filed by lawmakers, top state officials and eventually, thousands of state workers accessible online. “Right now our sense is that ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — As lawmakers prepare to consider tax hikes to pay for transportation projects, Maryland’s lieutenant governor is directing an effort to pump private dollars directly into state roads, bridges and rail lines and the port and airport. The administration’s ...
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Some 180,000 people could buy health insurance through a state-run exchange in 2014 and that figure could double the following year, Maryland health officials told a Senate committee Thursday. Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration is backing legislation to firm up more ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley called for tax hikes Wednesday in his State of the State address, urging lawmakers to weigh those “tough choices, the costs and the trade-offs” against the jobs he hopes to support through increased spending on ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – The governor’s proposal to extend the sales tax to gasoline will likely linger until the waning days of the General Assembly session, top Democrats said Tuesday. Many legislators were “caught unaware” by the size of plan announced on ...Read More »
Gov. Martin O’Malley outlined his transportation funding initiative Monday, and Tuesday he began tying his proposal to specific road, bridge and transit projects around the state. Throughout the day, administration officials revealed through email blasts — every half hour, starting ...
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