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Tag Archives: Senate Budget and Taxation Committee

Legislators call hearing to review toll-reduction plan (access required)

State transportation officials have been called to Annapolis to brief the Senate’s two fiscal committees on a plan to roll back tolls and fees for Maryland motorists. The Senate Finance and Budget and Taxation committees sent a letter Tuesday requesting ...

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Public defender seeks dollars, not delay in lawyer-at-bail mandate (access required)

The state public defender will not seek to delay the effect of a high court decision that criminal defendants have a constitutional right to counsel at initial bail hearings, a ruling that could require the state to pay $28 million annually to provide the legal assistance.

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Gas industry lobbyist briefly returns to his roots (access required)

The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee heard nearly three hours of testimony on Tuesday on a transportation funding bill that is seemingly steaming toward approval by the General Assembly.

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Senate seems willing to put stronger lock on transportation money (access required)

Some members of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee hinted on Tuesday that they could make it more difficult for the General Assembly to raid the Transportation Trust Fund.

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