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Maryland alcohol tax moves ahead with education funds

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 ...

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Supporters continue push for Maryland alcohol tax

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 ...

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Maryland advocates rally for alcohol tax for disabled

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 ...

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‘Backtracking’ feared in face of state’s fiscal woes

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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