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Justices show interest in Staples’ challenge to Maryland tax

In this June 17, 2019 photo, The Supreme Court is shown in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The U.S. Supreme Court has shown some interest in hearing office supply giant Staples Inc.’s argument that Maryland’s tax assessment on fees that the Massachusetts-based company collects from its Maryland franchisees violates the Constitution’s Due Process and Interstate Commerce clauses. ...

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Franchot looking for a Ravens-Redskins Super Bowl

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, who has made his opening statements at Board of Public Works meetings can't-miss political theater for at least the last year, returned to a favorite topic Wednesday morning: handicapping Maryland professional sports.

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