The Washington Post: Maryland Senate unanimously approves budget

By Ovetta Wiggins The Maryland Senate voted unanimously Thursday to approve a $40.4 billionbudget that wipes out nearly 75 percent of the state’s structural deficit and restores funding that was cut from education and state employees’ salaries in Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal. The budget compromise represents the greatest show of bipartisanship since Hogan (R) took office […]

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Washington Post: Maryland Senate unanimously approves easing ‘rain tax’ terms

By Jenna Johnson The Maryland Senate voted unanimously Friday to no longer require that the state’s largest jurisdictions charge a storm water remediation fee, which Republicans dubbed the “rain tax” on the campaign trail last year. The legislation now moves to the House of Delegates, where there has been stronger opposition to changing the fee […]

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Senate President and House Speaker Announce Recommendations From Private Sector-Led Commission to Improve State’s Business Climate

In a time of global competition in the innovation economy, Maryland is “in it to win it!” ANNAPOLIS, MD – Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., and House Speaker Michael E. Busch, alongside legislative leadership, university and business leaders across Maryland, joined retired CEO and Chairman of Lockheed Martin Corporation, Norm Augustine, to receive the first set […]

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Senate Leadership Announces Legislative Priorities

Agenda focuses on solutions to help a diverse array of Marylanders Annapolis, Maryland – This morning, Senators and leadership of both parties joined together for a press conference on a number of legislative priorities for the session. This agenda is focused on helping Marylanders from around the state with proposals on the heroin epidemic, environmental priorities, criminal justice […]

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