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Letters to the Editor – 11/18/11

As the two chief volunteer officers of The Arc Baltimore, we share the concern, indeed the outrage, over the news that the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA), reverted unspent funds to the state general fund.  (“Maryland disabilities agency leaves $38M unspent,” ...

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Montgomery County Council passes $4.37B budget

ROCKVILLE — A new budget in Montgomery County cuts workers’ health and retirement benefits by $33 million. The $4.37 billion budget, aimed at closing a $300 million shortfall, was unanimously approved Thursday by the Montgomery County Council. It also includes ...

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Restaurants, wineries see mixed results during session

While the 2011 legislative session brought gains to the winery and restaurant industries, it also served up a 50 percent increase in alcohol taxes in the closing moments. “It’s a sad commentary for how the business community is viewed by ...

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