SALISBURY — Local governments in Maryland’s shore communities are weighing whether to raise taxes as they struggle with budgets hurt by declining property values. The Daily Times reports that Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton has proposed raising the property tax rate ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s property tax will hold steady for now, but Comptroller Peter Franchot is warning about rising debt service obligations in upcoming years. The Board of Public Works on Wednesday held the state property tax to 11.2 cents per ...Read More »
The city’s Board of Estimates will hold its annual Taxpayers’ Night on Wednesday beginning at 6 p.m. at the War Memorial Building near City Hall. The event is a public forum on the proposed 2013 budget of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, ...
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High court rules against Md. man A former court employee’s $1 million lawsuit has ended in the U.S. Supreme Court, which held that states cannot be sued under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act’s self-care provision. Daniel Coleman, once the ...Read More »
A bill to lower Baltimore’s property tax rate by 20 cents by 2020 will be introduced Monday night before the City Council. The legislation is a follow up to a campaign pledge made by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake last year while ...Read More »
Look for construction to soon begin on the expansion of the Towson Circle development on Joppa Road near the traffic circle. Sources say this $35 million extension and redevelopment is ready to launch after several years of uncertainty because of ...
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WASHINGTON — More than half of U.S. cities have cut staff, canceled construction projects or raised fees this year, according to a report from the National League of Cities that catalogs the vast damage from shrunken property- and income-tax revenue. ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — More than half of cities have cut staff, canceled construction projects or raised fees this year, according to a report from the National League of Cities that catalogs the vast damage from shrunken property- and income-tax revenue. Cities ...Read More »
1. The Daily Record has published a number of articles this year about the $1.8 billion redevelopment of Middle East by East Baltimore Development Inc. How would you rate the EBDI development so far in terms of public accountability, financial ...Read More »
One of the top questions in this year’s mayoral race is how to lower the city’s residential property tax rate, the highest in Maryland at $2.268 per $100 of assessed value. All of the candidates have a plan. And those ...Read More »