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Transportation Officials Brief Senate Committees on Toll Reduction Plan

Transportation officials briefed the Senate Budget and Taxation and Senate Finance Committees yesterday on the toll reduction plan that was approved last month by the Maryland Transportation Authority. 342 more words

Transportation And Public Works

Senate Budget Committee Briefed on Fiscal Effects of Local Income Tax Case

The Comptroller’s Office briefed the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee today on the state and local financial effects of a recent court case, Comptroller v. Wynne.  408 more words

Taxes And Revenues

Too Much Truth: Pool Party Gone Bad

On Too Much Truth, we talked about the incident that occurred this past weekend in McKinney, Texas. A neighborhood pool party lead to a police brutality and excessive use of force incident that was recorded and went viral. 114 more words

News

General Assembly Workgroup Delves Into Police Issues

The General Assembly’s Workgroup on Public Safety held its first meeting Monday, June 8, in Annapolis.

Presentations included an overview from the Department of Legislative Services on law enforcement departments in the state and on legislation from the 2015 general assembly session relating to police issues. 494 more words

Public Safety And Corrections

Last Call - 2016 Legislative Proposals

The Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) is seeking proposals for consideration as 2016 legislative initiatives. Each year, MACo adopts up to four topics for specific focus during the session of the General Assembly. 158 more words

General Assembly News

Medical Stop-Loss Legislation Becomes Maryland Law

A bill that could increase health insurance costs for small businesses and small governments that self-insure has now become law without the Governor’s signature. The Governor had the option of signing or vetoing the bill, but since he did neither, it has taken effect without his signature under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution… 107 more words

Employee Benefits And Relations