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Improved revenue projections provide ‘small gift’ to Md.

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s overall revenue picture is improving in the short term, but some state fiscal leaders urged spending restraint and cautioned against taking a victory lap in what is an otherwise slow economic recovery. The state’s Board of Revenue ...

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Md. counties, municipalities to talk state budget

ANNAPOLIS — Representatives for county, city and town governments are visiting Annapolis to present their legislative and budget priorities. The Maryland Association of Counties and Maryland Municipal League are scheduled to appear at 1 p.m. Friday before the House Appropriations Committee. ...

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$900 million budget gap awaits Hogan

Warren Deschenaux

Warren G. Deschenaux, director of the Office of Policy Analysis, told the state Spending Affordability Committee Wednesday that Hogan and the incoming legislature have two choices in dealing with the projected structural deficit: increase economic activity or change the tax structure in Maryland.

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Senate committee to discuss balancing state budget

ANNAPOLIS — A Senate panel that helps guide state spending will be discussing a big budget-balancing measure. The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the state’s budget reconciliation and financing measure on Wednesday. The ...

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Miller: ‘Doomsday’ budget plan being prepared

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland senators are exploring broader cuts to the state budget due to resistance to some of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s tax proposals, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said Tuesday. The Senate is putting together a “doomsday” budget plan, ...

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Top 5: ‘It’s a better bargain than it’s ever been”

A Mt. Vernon landmark restaurant that closed down could be open again by spring and three annual coin shows threatened to leave Baltimore if Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget eliminates their tax breaks. Those stories and more in this week’s business ...

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