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Tag Archives: Donald C. Fry

Transportation trust fund or slush fund?

Historically, Maryland’s economy and culture have been shaped by transportation. Maryland has traditionally capitalized on its mid-Atlantic location and deepwater inland access to the high seas. This is where the American railroad was born in the 1800s to efficiently move ...

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Supply of scientists depends on education

Maryland’s business and elected leaders are looking to convert our state’s celebrated strengths in research and our highly educated work force into expanding science and technology business sectors that will be major drivers of our future economy. Maryland ranks second ...

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Business incentives are worth the price

As a group, state lawmakers are generally lukewarm to the idea of aggressive tax-credit programs and other incentives to nurture business growth in Maryland and to lure new business here. Instead, they point to Maryland’s many existing strengths as a ...

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Fry: Combined reporting is no slam dunk

Members of the Maryland Business Tax Reform Commission spent the last five months gaining overviews of the state’s tax structure and the business taxes that are a part of it. Now commission members have begun tackling the hard part — ...

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