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Tag Archives: Calvert County

Advocates voice support for Calvert Cliffs’ third reactor

SOLOMONS — Calvert County business owners and nuclear energy advocates support a plan to build a third reactor at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, saying it would help the local economy. The hearing held by the federal Atomic Safety and ...

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Senate moves to exempt Maryland family farms from estate tax

A bipartisan group of Senate leaders is backing legislation that would exempt family farms from Maryland’s estate tax. “When someone who owns a farm passes, so often the farm is lost to congestion, to sprawl,” said Senate President Thomas V. ...

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Maryland could tighten high-income tax exemptions

House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Tuesday he did not see “a whole lot of proposals to increase taxes” in the Gov. Martin O’Malley’s upcoming budget proposal. “We talked about adjusting some of the exemptions that currently exist in the ...

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Miller likes O’Malley’s approach to Maryland transportation funding

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. said Tuesday he thinks Gov. Martin O’Malley’s yet-to-be-revealed transportation proposal would raise enough money to spend on roads, bridges and other transportation projects. Miller wouldn’t disclose what the governor will propose, but has ...

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O’Malley floats 1-cent sales tax hike

ANNAPOLIS – Gov. Martin O’Malley floated a 1-cent sales tax increase on Wednesday as another potential remedy to the state’s persistent and widespread money problems. The idea appeared to catch lawmakers off guard as they gathered in the State House ...

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Maryland House GOP re-elects O’Donnell, Haddaway-Riccio

ANNAPOLIS — The House Republican Caucus has re-elected Delegate Anthony O’Donnell to be minority leader in the Maryland House of Delegates. The caucus also announced Tuesday that Delegate Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, R-Talbot, has been re-elected minority whip. O’Donnell, who represents Calvert ...

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Presiding officers give Maryland legislative forecast

CAMBRIDGE — As a challenging legislative session looms in Maryland, Democratic and Republican leaders appealed to local officials Friday to be part of the process, while comments from leaders in the two parties suggest there will be plenty of fighting ...

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Top 5: ‘The law is crystal clear…’

A group of blind people are suing a paintball park after they were denied entrance and a disbarred lawyer was sentenced to serve a year and a day in prison for tax evasion and other charges. Those stories and more ...

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‘Fuvista’ firm may be trying the judge’s patience

The threat of jail time and further cash sanctions once again loom for California businessman Mark T. Pappas, who faced a similar threat last year for destroying emails and other electronic materials in the course of a long-running trademark spat ...

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