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DLS suggests $21.2M cut to Judiciary’s budget request

Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera addresses a joint session of the General Assembly. FILE PHOTO

ANNAPOLIS – The General Assembly’s auditing arm has recommended that lawmakers slash $21.2 million from the Maryland Judiciary’s $549 million budget request next fiscal year over the objections of Maryland’s top jurist. The Department of Legislative Services’ suggested cuts include ...

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Department that assists Md. Legislature to be reorganized

(The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

ANNAPOLIS  — A department that assists the Maryland General Assembly is being reorganized, and a longtime executive director is retiring. The Legislature’s presiding officers announced Monday that Karl Aro, who is executive director of the Department of Legislative Services, is ...

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Brown wants vets to pay no income tax on military pensions

Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown used the occasion of Veterans Day to announce a five-point “Compact with Veterans” that would include the phase-in of a 100 percent exemption from state income taxes on military retirement income.

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Eye Opener: Gambling market not over saturated, study says

A joint study by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the state Department of Legislative Services found that Maryland could support a casino at National Harbor without adversely affecting business at the five casinos already approved in the state. Here’s a few other headlines ...

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