Gov. Martin O’Malley outlined a proposal on Monday to apply Maryland’s sales tax to gasoline, calling it the “best option” to boost spending on roads, bridges, rail lines and other transportation projects. The 6 percent sales tax would be phased ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A bipartisan group of state senators called Thursday for $6 million to pay for a new tax credit for Maryland workers seeking federal security clearances. The state’s economy relies heavily on federal contractors clustered around the National Security ...Read More »
A bipartisan group of Senate leaders is backing legislation that would exempt family farms from Maryland’s estate tax. “When someone who owns a farm passes, so often the farm is lost to congestion, to sprawl,” said Senate President Thomas V. ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is considering revisions to his effort to expand Maryland’s sales tax on the Internet after the proposal angered business groups, tech firms and others that deal digital goods and services, an aide said Wednesday. For ...Read More »
Two proposals that consistently rankle business interests big and small in Annapolis resurfaced Wednesday for their annual appearance in the State House. They are, of course, the millionaire’s tax and combined reporting. (S.B. 249 and S.B. 269, respectively, if you’re ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Government hiring drove Maryland’s unemployment rate down to 6.7 percent last month as payrolls grew by 3,100 jobs, according to figures released Tuesday by the state. December marked the third straight month in which the jobless rate declined ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Miami-based company will spend $56 million to redesign and rebuild the state’s aging travel plazas on Interstate 95 under a deal approved Monday by the Maryland Transportation Authority. Under the public-private partnership, or “P3,” the state will ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley’s second try at legislation to foster development of an offshore wind energy farm includes what he has billed as stronger protections for power customers and more palatable requirements for utility companies. The governor called the ...Read More »
Gov. Martin O’Malley held his first “Tweetup” Monday morning, fielding a handful of questions from 16 Twitter followers who met in person to discuss issues in the state. “We have an opportunity in these times to be better connected than ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The House of Delegates is short of the votes needed to raise more revenue for transportation projects, according to a top Democrat in the chamber. “It just doesn’t look to me right now like any kind of revenue ...
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