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Report: Companies Lag In Anti-Robocall Compliance

Most U.S. telecommunications providers were required to install caller ID verification to cut back on illegal robocalls by the end of June, but the...

Scott Announces Tax Sale Workgroup, Says Baltimore Will Purchase Liens of 454 Homes This...

Baltimore will purchase the liens of 454 owner-occupied homes this fall to keep them out of the city’s tax sale process, Mayor Brandon M....
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Cardin, Van Hollen Discuss Federal Relief Funding And Infrastructure With Maryland Lawmakers

Maryland state and local governments are expected to receive roughly $11.9 billion as part of the American Rescue Plan Act, and U.S. Sen. Benjamin...

Struggle Over Tax Break for Inherited Farmland Churns Below Surface in Reconciliation Bill

Agricultural groups and farm-state lawmakers notched a significant win when U.S. House Democrats chose not to touch a big tax break for inherited property,...

With Pandemic Benefits Ending, Maryland and U.S. Poverty Rates Could Rise

By SHAUNEEN MIRANDAThe American Rescue Plan and other emergency measures kept an estimated 729,000 Marylanders out of poverty this year, according to a recent...

Franchot Demands State Officials Speed Up Rent Relief Disbursement, Calls For More Detailed Data

Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) grilled a state housing official over the state’s sluggish rent relief disbursement at a Board of Public Works meeting...

Agriculture Section of Reconciliation Bill Centers on Fighting Climate Change, Enhancing Research

The U.S. House Agriculture Committee on Monday finished marking up its section of the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package.The agriculture portion would provide funding for...

Universal Pre-K, Free Community College Included in Sweeping Reconciliation Bill

The U.S. House Education & Labor Committee on Friday finished a marathon markup of legislation that would provide universal pre-K education, expand federal Pell...

Regional Leaders Spotlight Their Forged-By-Fire Partnership

They’ve been together only a couple times in the last 18 months, but Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R), Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel E....

After N.Y. Special Session On Evictions, Some Wonder If Maryland Should Do The Same

After the U.S. Supreme Court blocked a Biden administration moratorium on evictions, lawmakers in New York convened a special session last week and extended...