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House committee does away with 5.75 percent top tax rate

ANNAPOLIS — Fewer taxpayers would be affected by an income tax increase approved Monday under a House panel’s plan then one approved by the state Senate last week. The House plan also rejected the idea of applying the state’s sales tax ...

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Md. business PAC attracts GOP lawmakers (access required)

There were about 100 people on-hand for the first fundraiser to refuel the Business Leadership PAC, the political action committee affiliated with Maryland Business for Responsive Government and if the attendees were any indication, Republicans in Annapolis can expect to ...

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Md. General Assembly races yield few surprises (access required)

With all the upsets on the national level, Maryland’s General Assembly races offered little in the way of surprises and upsets. Republicans repeatedly labeled Speaker of the House Michael E. Busch a top target, but the longtime legislative leader held ...

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Speaker Busch in the GOP crosshairs (access required)

When former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., a Republican, spoke to the Maryland Chamber of Commerce Thursday night, he made a point to compliment Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr, the Democratic leader of the upper chamber that overturned ...

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