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Tag Archives: Spending Affordability Committee

Vote to increase borrowing angers Franchot

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 ...

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State spending panel to make recommendations

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 ...

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Even with tax hikes, transit funds lacking

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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