ANNAPOLIS — An increase in Maryland’s alcohol tax advanced in the Maryland Senate on Tuesday, with a significant portion of the first year’s proceeds set aside for Prince George’s County and Baltimore schools. The Senate measure would raise Maryland’s sales ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland senators have scheduled a hearing Wednesday on a measure that would add a sales tax for beer, wine and liquor, similar to the one D.C. levies. Sen. Verna Jones-Rodwell, D-Baltimore, introduced a proposal Monday night which would ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The top elected officials in Maryland’s two largest counties voiced their support to boost the state’s alcohol tax on Wednesday, while a leading advocate for the legislation said the measure still doesn’t quite have the votes needed to ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Advocates for the disabled are rallying for an increase in the alcohol tax to help fund community services. Advocates and disabled residents shouted “10 cents makes sense” during the rally Friday in Annapolis in front of the Maryland ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Business advocates and lawmakers say the pro-business rhetoric at the center of the governor’s race that concluded just two months ago may be rolled back in the face of daunting statewide issues. Both Gov. Martin O’Malley and former ...
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Health care advocates say they have 146 General Assembly candidates signed on to a proposal that would raise the state’s alcohol taxes by a dime a drink. Their effort was unsuccessful during the 2010 legislative session, when lawmakers swore off ...Read More »