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Maryland health advocates pleased by alcohol tax use

ANNAPOLIS — Most of the money raised by a 50 percent increase in Maryland’s sales tax on alcohol has been allocated for health needs under Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget, said health advocates who cheered the result Tuesday. Vincent DeMarco, president ...

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Maryland top earners would pay more under O’Malley budget

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley called for higher taxes Wednesday on Maryland’s top earners, new Internet-based revenues, and for counties to shoulder a share of teacher pension costs to support a “difficult” $35.9 billion budget. The fiscal 2013 proposal is ...

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Miller likes O’Malley’s approach to Maryland transportation funding

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. said Tuesday he thinks Gov. Martin O’Malley’s yet-to-be-revealed transportation proposal would raise enough money to spend on roads, bridges and other transportation projects. Miller wouldn’t disclose what the governor will propose, but has ...

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Miller tells group sales tax increase won’t happen

ANNAPOLIS — Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller is assuring an economic development group that a sales tax increase won’t happen. Miller spoke Thursday at the winter conference of the Maryland Economic Development Association in Annapolis. Miller was responding to ...

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O’Malley floats 1-cent sales tax hike

ANNAPOLIS – Gov. Martin O’Malley floated a 1-cent sales tax increase on Wednesday as another potential remedy to the state’s persistent and widespread money problems. The idea appeared to catch lawmakers off guard as they gathered in the State House ...

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O’Malley says he would like sales tax increase

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday he would prefer to raise the state’s sales tax instead of the one on gas to address the budget deficit and pay for road and highway repairs, but noted that revenue proposals are ...

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Franchot: State powerless to collect most of online tax revenue

Maryland lost nearly $200 million in taxes on online and other remote sales last year, but will be powerless to collect all but a small fraction of that potential revenue on its own, according to a report released Friday by ...

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