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Maryland lawmakers propose alcohol tax hike for health plan

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Maryland lawmakers and health care advocates proposed increasing the state’s alcohol tax on Wednesday to generate millions of dollars to address health disparities, which have been highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Study: Md.’s alcohol tax increase led to drop in drunken driving accidents

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The increase in Maryland’s alcohol tax in 2011 has saved lives, advocates said after a new study showed a decrease in alcohol-related car crashes in the last six years. The study, by researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, showed ...

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Week in review: 7/20/12

Report: Raze Mechanic because of subway jolts A private engineering study has found widespread corrosion in the parking garage beneath the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre due in part to stray electrical currents from subway trains, according to an Owings Mills ...

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Maryland health advocates pleased by alcohol tax use

ANNAPOLIS — Most of the money raised by a 50 percent increase in Maryland’s sales tax on alcohol has been allocated for health needs under Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget, said health advocates who cheered the result Tuesday. Vincent DeMarco, president ...

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The Daily Record News Quiz – Week of April 11-15

Have you been keeping up with The Daily Record’s news this week? Take our 10-question weekly news quiz in this new interactive feature. Leave a comment below and tell us how many questions you got right!

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