BETHESDA — Del. Bill Frick says he’s running for Montgomery County executive, not Congress. The Democrat announced his plans Wednesday. He had been exploring a run for Maryland’s 6th congressional district. Frick has served in the Maryland House of Delegates since 2007. He says the county needs new leaders who will face problems with a […]
If the producers of "House of Cards" are looking to lay blame for the kerfuffle over expanding film tax credits in Maryland, Del. C. William Frick has a suggestion.
Del. Jon S. Cardin wants Maryland voters to run with him in a potentially crowded race to replace Douglas F. Gansler as attorney general.
ANNAPOLIS — The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Saturday to legislation that would require the review of 31 of the state’s 341 tax breaks, many of which go to businesses and industries. HB 764 would force the review of 31 credits, separated into four groups and spread over four years. The first deadline for […]
An effort to shed more light on a small slice of the billions of dollars in tax breaks that Maryland doles out every year is back, revived by a pair of Montgomery County lawmakers. Sen. Richard S. Madaleno Jr. introduced The Tax Credit Evaluation Act on Tuesday. And Del. Bill Frick, the architect behind the […]
Robert L. Higgins plucked four coins from a refrigerator-size safe in the basement of the Baltimore Convention Center and fanned out a small fortune in his hands. While the face value of the coins would be just enough to buy a sandwich — a cheap one at that — Higgins priced the coins and their […]
ANNAPOLIS — Lawmakers are slimming Gov. Martin O’Malley’s top economic proposal in response to concerns over the potential cost of his plan to spur growth in high-tech startups with a state-run venture capital fund. The governor is seeking $100 million for the Invest Maryland program. But to hit that level using the mechanism included in […]
Power company Pepco and its performance, or lack thereof, were the topics of discussion once again Wednesday, this time at a hearing held by the House Economic Matters Committee. The company is under fire from multiple sides over its response to power outages in Montgomery County since last year. On Wednesday, the committee had a […]
ANNAPOLIS — A proposal to toughen taxes for multistate corporations could grow more palatable to lawmakers as they approach votes on a package of spending cuts and accounting maneuvers designed to span a $1.6 billion budget deficit. Supporters of combined reporting said Friday they have seen the bills start to gain steam in both chambers […]