A bipartisan panel of state legislators Wednesday approved spending recommendations that include a request for incoming Republican Gov. Larry Hogan reduce ongoing spending by at least $350 million in his first budget.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland legislative panel on Wednesday recommended that budget spending be capped at 4 percent growth for the next fiscal year. The Spending Affordability Committee meets each December to make spending recommendations on the state’s general fund budget. ...Read More »
Business leaders were asked by the Greater Baltimore Committee at its recent Chesapeake Conference of CEOs to identify key strategic priorities to make Maryland more competitive for economic growth and job creation.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A state debt committee has voted to increase Maryland’s borrowing by $150 million next year to almost $1.1 billion, and the decision has left Comptroller Peter Franchot steaming. “One week we are taking in less money, and the ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A panel of Maryland lawmakers is scheduled to make recommendations on state spending for the next fiscal year. The Spending Affordability Committee will meet Thursday evening in Annapolis. The panel has made recommendations to the executive branch since ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A proposal to raise nearly $900 million a year more to spend on Maryland’s transportation needs would fall billions short of goals to pay for three major transit lines and support local projects and other initiatives, state budget ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Legislative leaders took a new approach to setting budget targets Tuesday, telling the governor and lawmakers that they wanted to see the persistent $2 billion structural deficit cut by a third next year, meaning a $670 million real ...Read More »