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Md. budget negotiators confront a shifting deficit number

Del. Maggie McIntosh, D-Baltimore City and chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, says the governor’s supplemental budget proposal would result in less deficit reduction. (File photo)

Democratic lawmakers say they are surprised and concerned that a proposed supplemental budget proposed by Gov. Larry Hogan reduced the amount of the structural deficit that would be paid down in the coming year. The issue is one of a number of items the House of Delegates and Senate will attempt to resolve as they work to complete the budget before the end of session in a week. “(Hogan) put in a supplemental budget that brings him, in terms of the structural deficit, not nearly as far along as the House (budget),” said Del. Maggie McIntosh.

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