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Robert Rehrmann

Budget forecast remains largely unchanged from March but inflation or a federal government shutdown could have a negative effect, officials warn.

A person fills a car with gasoline from a green pump

The tax rate of a gallon of gas will increase by more than 10% compared to the current rate.

Fiscal leaders broadly agreed that vigilance and prudence will be necessary in the years ahead, but had slightly different interpretations of the meaning and value of the surplus.

Maryland has ended another fiscal year with another unanticipated budget surplus — and this year some of that windfall will automatically be redirected to…