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stormwater fee

May 1, 2018

Baltimore synagogue must pay ‘rain tax,’ appeals court rules

Requiring a Baltimore synagogue to pay a stormwater management fee imposed on city property owners does not violate the facility’s right to free exercise of religion, Maryland’s second-highest court has ruled in upholding a circuit court decision.

Jul 22, 2015

Judge strikes down Montgomery County’s ‘rain tax’

A Montgomery County Circuit Court judge Wednesday struck down the county’s stormwater fee, saying it is unmoored by the county’s cost of providing runoff protection, as required by state law.

Aug 2, 2013

Eye Opener: Background check delays put guns in criminals’ hands

A few government and politics headlines for Friday.

Jul 10, 2013

Eye Opener: Hagerstown avoids stormwater fee

A few government and politics headlines for Wednesday.

Jun 28, 2013

Carroll County to pick up stormwater fee

Carroll County will use county funding to contribute to a state-mandated stormwater remediation effort instead of implementing a fee for individual residents and businesses. The county board of commissioners decided Thursday to transfer money set aside for stormwater projects to a new “Watershed Protection and Restoration Fund.” The county has budgeted $20 million for such […]

Jun 25, 2013

State may kick in share of stormwater fee

The state could “pay its share” of the stormwater fee imposed on property owners in 10 Maryland jurisdictions and will provide grants to cities and towns in need of money to upgrade stormwater systems.

May 29, 2013

Eye Opener: Transportation secretary to be named today

A few government and politics headlines for Wednesday.

May 8, 2013

Eye Opener: Taxing questions

A few government and politics headlines for Wednesday.

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