Gansler Proposes Middle Class Tax Cut

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is proposing a middle class tax cut, as Maryland’s primary in the governor’s race is less than two weeks away.

Gansler on Thursday proposed the tax cut for households with incomes between $50,000 and $100,000 a year. An individual would get a $200 income tax credit for 2016, 2017 and 2018 tax years. Families would get a $400 tax credit for each of those years.

Early voting began Thursday. It will continue for a week. Maryland’s primary is June 24.

A poll by The Washington Post this week indicated Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has a big lead over Gansler in the Democratic primary for governor, with 46 percent of likely voters supporting Brown and 23 percent supporting Gansler. Del. Heather Mizeur had 16 percent.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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