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Advisory Panel Recommends Steady State Property Tax Rate

An advisory board recommended Monday that the state keep its property tax rate steady for the 15th straight year, but some members held out...
Football

Alsobrooks Hints at Pitch to Keep Washington Football Team

Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks (D) hinted this week that the county is in the planning stages of developing incentives to convince...
Housing

Opinion: Increasing Supply Key to Solving the Housing Crisis

One of the most persistent myths plaguing our discussion of the housing crisis is that market rate housing “does nothing” for affordable housing or,...

Tenant Relief Efforts Fail on Sine Die

A proposal to provide low-income tenants access to legal representation in eviction cases received final approval from the General Assembly Monday – but a...

White House Aims Sales Pitch for Infrastructure Plan at the States

Maryland's 273 bridges and over 2,201 miles of highways that are in poor condition.The extra-long commutes for non-white Marylanders who use public transit. The...

The General Assembly Overrode Hogan’s Vetoes of Police Reform Bills. We Break Down the...

A package of sweeping police reform measures is now law in Maryland, after a series of veto override votes in the State House on...

Lawmakers Debating Whether to Allow Tiered Local Income Tax Brackets

Maryland's Senate moved forward with a bill to let counties to set local income taxes at different rates for lower-income and wealthy residents.The Senate...

With Most Restrictions Eased, Md. Casinos Had a Record Month

Maryland’s six casinos generated $169.2 million in gaming revenue in March, a record high and up 3.6% from March of 2019, when casinos produced...

House Lawmakers Advance Narrower Essential Worker Protection Legislation

An emergency bill to protect essential workers during public health emergencies is moving through the Maryland General Assembly. However, with less than a week...

Hogan, Legislative Leaders Unveil $3.9 Billion Supplemental Budget. We Break It Down

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R), Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore City) and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) announced a coordinated plan...