A complex plan to raise money for transportation projects in Maryland depends partially on the ability of the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that allows states to impose a sales tax on Internet purchases.Read More »
For years, elected officials here have introduced bills or budget measures that would wipe out the state’s tax credit for purchasing coal mined in Western Maryland, currently worth $6 million a year.Read More »
State lawmakers seem convinced that the issue can be put aside in the General Assembly session that begins Wednesday.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A decision by a House of Delegates panel to further cut taxes on two Maryland casino owners would leave the state with $32 million less by fiscal year 2017 when compared to the bill that passed the Senate ...Read More »
After a full day of closed-door arm twisting, a House of Delegates panel finally emerged after 7 p.m. Monday to overwhelmingly support a bill that would expand Maryland's casino gambling program. ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Fissures may be developing in the previously united Baltimore delegation to the House of Delegates, whose chairman said last month that city lawmakers would stand together to oppose expanded gambling unless Baltimore receives a legislative goody bag. Del. ...
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Gov. Martin O'Malley may have taken a step toward gaining support for expanded gambling when he floated the idea of separating a reduction in the slots tax rate from a bill ...
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ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly’s 2012 regular session staggered to a contentious close at midnight Monday with a “doomsday budget” in place that would have to be balanced with more than $500 million in spending cuts. Caught behind the ...
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The Senate’s presiding officer said Thursday that a bill to expand gambling in Maryland would either include a sixth casino license for a facility in Prince George’s County or there would be no gambling expansion this year. Senate President Thomas ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley warned that failing to enact his gas tax proposal could mean added costs to the state and more traffic congestion. O’Malley, a Democrat, testified before committees in the House of Delegates and Senate on ...Read More »