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Delegate willing to accept Md. septic bill ‘as is’

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Delegate Maggie McIntosh says she is willing to forgo changes to a bill that regulates where residential septic systems can be installed to ensure the legislation survives the General Assembly. McIntosh, a Baltimore Democrat, said Wednesday that ...

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O’Malley septic bill amended

ANNAPOLIS — A series of nine amendments to the O’Malley administration’s septic bill cleared the Senate, preserving longstanding control of septic use with local planning authorities. “Land use is a very hot topic for local governments, and Maryland statute has ...

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Bill would boost film tax credit program

ANNAPOLIS — John Latenser missed his family while working out of state, but the film location manager with 18 years of experience had to make a living. So after Maryland tax credits for film production companies were eliminated in 2008, ...

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Caesars reps support Maryland gaming expansion bill

ANNAPOLIS — Officials representing the sole applicant hoping to put a slots parlor in downtown Baltimore say they support a bill that would create a sixth casino in Maryland. Trevor Busche, vice president for corporate development for Caesars Entertainment Corp., ...

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Small retailers don’t want tobacco tax hike

ANNAPOLIS – Raising tobacco taxes in Maryland may only force smokers across state lines, where neighboring states and Washington, D.C., impose lower levies, a lobbyist for small retailers told a Senate panel Wednesday. Senate Bill 526 would raise taxes on ...

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