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GBC celebrates good news, but warily eyes future

Donald C. Fry

In the wake of a legislative session lauded as one of the most productive in recent years, officials had more good news than usual to deliver at the Greater Baltimore Committee’s annual meeting. The General Assembly supported 70 percent of the policy positions advanced by the organization, GBC President and CEO Donald C. Fry told the crowd of about 800 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore hotel on Wednesday night.

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Brown meets with federal transit officials

ANNAPOLIS — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown met Monday with federal transportation officials to reaffirm Maryland’s commitment to pursing two light rail projects that would cost about $1.5 billion each after lawmakers approved legislation this session to raise the state’s gas ...

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Cardin predicts online sales tax (Video)

A complex plan to raise money for transportation projects in Maryland depends partially on the ability of the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that allows states to impose a sales tax on Internet purchases.

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No consensus on how to fund state’s transportation needs

ANNAPOLIS — Powerful state lawmakers have said publicly that finding a new revenue source to pay for transportation projects is among the most important issues in this year’s session of the General Assembly. Yet to this point — nearly halfway ...

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