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Tag Archives: Budget and Taxation Committee

Number of tax credits to be reviewed cut at request of auditors

ANNAPOLIS — The number of tax credits available for review under a Senate plan was cut to one-quarter the original total because the department that would conduct fiscal analysis of those credits was unsure how hefty the workload would be. ...

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Senate budget panel approves $2M grant for Aquarium

ANNAPOLIS — The National Aquarium in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor would receive $2 million from the state under a capital budget plan adopted Friday by a Senate budget panel. The appropriation, which was not in Gov. Martin O’Malley’s original $3.6 billion ...

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Senate panel vote expected on expanded gambling

ANNAPOLIS — A Senate committee is expected to vote on a measure to expand gambling in Maryland. A vote by the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee could come as soon as Friday morning. The measure would allow table games like ...

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‘House of Cards’ holding casting call

Want a job in television? Here’s your shot. Just a day after “House of Cards” screenwriter Beau Willimon and others testified before the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee about the the economic impact — including jobs — that would be ...

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Analyst: ‘Doomsday Budget’ would cost 500 state jobs

ANNAPOLIS — Hundreds of state jobs would be eliminated and agencies would face across-the-board budget cuts should the Maryland Senate choose to pass a so-called “Doomsday Budget,” according to the state’s director of the Office of Policy Analysis in the ...

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State senator wants law clinic to support farmers

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland legislator wants to transfer funding from an embattled University of Maryland environmental law clinic to create a similar program for farmers as retribution for the clinic’s attempt to sue a chicken farm over water pollution. The ...

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Senate to vote on whether to censure Currie

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate is scheduled to vote on recommendations to censure a state senator who failed to disclose more than $245,000 he was paid by a grocery store chain. The Senate will discuss the Maryland General Assembly’s Joint ...

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