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Maryland agencies fixing some repeated problems found by auditors

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com State agencies are doing a better job at correcting past financial problems found by audits, the legislature’s top auditor told lawmakers Tuesday. The improved performance appears to be a result of legislators withholding appropriations until repeat […]

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Maryland agencies fixing some repeated problems found by auditors

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By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com State agencies are doing a better job at correcting past financial problems found by audits, the legislature’s top auditor told lawmakers Tuesday. The improved performance appears to be a result of legislators withholding appropriations until repeat […]

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Md. legislators get high marks from consumer group — but not GOP

By Meg Tully meg@marylandreporter.com A consumer advocacy group is giving state lawmakers high scores for passing laws in the 2014 General Assembly session that raise the minimum wage and reduce the

Gambling in Md. Part 1: Low-income players drive lottery sales, big source of state revenues

GAMBLING in Maryland: Part 1 This is the first part of a four-day series by Capital News Service examining how Maryland uses gambling to raise revenues. It starts with

Cut in estate tax sent to governor, who will likely sign it

By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf Jeremy@MarylandReporter.com Sen. Paul Pinsky In an effort to ensure Maryland’s millionaires don’t flee the state for cheaper pastures, the General Assembly approved Thursday a cut to the state’s estate

Miller ‘reluctantly’ supports estate tax cut he’s sponsoring

By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf Jeremy@MarylandReporter.com Senate President Mike Miller Though he’s listed as chief sponsor of a bill that would cut Maryland’s estate tax, Senate President Mike Miller said Wednesday he only “reluctantly”

Kittleman accuses Miller of abusing his power

Sen. Allan Kittleman Sen. Allan Kittleman called it a show of “the arrogance of power” when Senate President Mike Miller ruled he was in violation of  the “single subject” rule

Senate rejects GOP cuts to $39 billion budget; Miller gripes about environmental ‘whackos’

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Budget Chairman Ed Kasemeyer at podium presents budget to the Senate. With minimal debate, the Maryland Senate rejected a half dozen Republican attempts to further trim Gov. Martin

House votes to cut taxes on the wealthiest dead

Cemetery by kathleenie on flickr The House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a tax cut in Friday’s session that would benefit Maryland’s millionaires after they die. In a 120-13 vote, the House

Assembly leaders back cutting estate taxes, but opponents knock break for wealthy

By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf jeremy@marylandreporter.com (Photo by tlindenbaum on Flickr Creative Commons) General Assembly leaders say they are fearful wealthy Maryland residents are moving out of state because of Maryland’s high estate tax

Rascovar column: Do-gooders know best about wages

By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com (Photo by brizzle born and bred on Flickr) Raising the minimum wage is all the rage among liberal Democrats and liberal advocacy groups. Listening to them it’s

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