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Tag Archives: Senate Budget and Taxation Committee

Teachers’ pension cuts aren’t likely to shore up system

ANNAPOLIS — The House of Delegates and Maryland Senate this past week both voted to cut pension benefits for state teachers and employees while raising contribution rates and retirement ages, ostensibly to cure a massive $18 billion underfunding of the ...

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Martino optimistic casinos’ performance will improve

In their first few months of operation, revenues at slots casinos in Perryville and Berlin have fallen short of projections, but Maryland State Lottery Director Stephen Martino said that there are reasons, including the fact that the projections might not ...

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Maryland readies for federal health reform

Although the bulk of federal health care reform is still a few years from being implemented and is even under assault in court, Maryland legislators will start drafting the framework for it this session. “Some legislation is going to need ...

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