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Tag Archives: House Environmental Matters Committee

Delegate willing to accept Md. septic bill ‘as is’

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Delegate Maggie McIntosh says she is willing to forgo changes to a bill that regulates where residential septic systems can be installed to ensure the legislation survives the General Assembly. McIntosh, a Baltimore Democrat, said Wednesday that ...

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Top 5: ‘This tool may be a double-edge sword’

Tax increment financing in the district surrounding Harbor Point could change just as Exelon Corp. prepares to build its Baltimore headquarters there. McCormick & Co. Inc. also announced this week they will be opening a retail store at the Light ...

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TIF use could grow in Maryland with new legislation

Legislation to expand the use of tax increment financing in certain growth areas of the state is expected to be introduced in the General Assembly next week, according to Jon Laria, chair of the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission. During a ...

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Wanted: More foreclosure mediation

The architects of Maryland’s new foreclosure mediation law are pleased with how it has worked in the last eight months. Now, if only more homeowners would participate. “The problem with mediation isn’t mediation, it’s homeowners opting into mediation and homeowners ...

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McIntosh wants more study on septic bill

ANNAPOLIS — A measure banning septic systems for new, major subdivisions in Maryland should be delayed for further study, because lawmakers from both parties are worried about its economic impact, a key lawmaker recommended to Gov. Martin O’Malley. Del. Maggie ...

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