Gov. Martin O'Malley delivered his annual State of the State address to the General Assembly on Wednesday and touted Maryland's successes in education and job creation. He also spoke about the need to improve transportation, same-sex marriage and a flush tax.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Republican freshmen in Maryland’s House of Delegates are criticizing tax proposals. Delegate Kathy Szeliga, who represents parts of Baltimore and Harford counties, said Wednesday that she believes the state is run by “taxaholics.” The 15 House freshmen are ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A number of legislators are concerned that Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to raise the flush tax from $2.50 to an average of $5 a month to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay could be too much for constituents ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley’s second try at legislation to foster development of an offshore wind energy farm includes what he has billed as stronger protections for power customers and more palatable requirements for utility companies. The governor called the ...Read More »
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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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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ANNAPOLIS— Maryland lawmakers are gathering for their annual 90-day legislative session. The session begins Wednesday at noon in Annapolis. Gov. Martin O’Malley, a Democrat, and the two presiding officers of the General Assembly are scheduled to talk about the session ...Read More »