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Panel makes progress on income tax hikes

ANNAPOLIS — With time running short, a panel of Maryland lawmakers made progress on Saturday on proposals to raise income taxes for people who make more than $100,000. As lawmakers aim to balance the books for the next fiscal year ...

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Partnership bill wins tentative Senate OK without amendments

ANNAPOLIS — The state Senate gave preliminary approval to a public-private partnerships bill Saturday afternoon that does not include two controversial amendments made to an identical House of Delegates bill. SB 358 could receive final approval when the Senate reconvenes ...

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Legislature passes ban on arsenic in chicken feed

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland is on its way to becoming the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed, and a doubling of the state’s “flush tax” advanced in the state Senate as lawmakers spent a busy Saturday working ...

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Senators don’t like partnership amendments

ANNAPOLIS — Several members of a powerful Senate panel expressed their displeasure with amendments to the public-private partnerships bill that would allow the legislation to interfere with current litigation, even as the administration appeared ready to back the amendment. HB ...

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