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Senate Budget And Taxation Committee


Senate Panel To Hold Hearing On Purple Line

A Maryland Senate committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the Purple Line project.


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Md. Senate Panel Approves Tobacco & Cigar Tax Hike; Considering Expansion Of Sales Tax

Get ready for some new taxes. Lawmakers are hard at work on the budget needed to raise or cut more than $1 billion.



Senate Panel Hears Transportation Revenue Options

The chairman of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee says it will be very difficult to address a $1 billion budget deficit and raise substantial revenue for rising transportation needs, unless Gov. Martin O’Malley includes revenue increases in his budget proposal in January.



Md. Analysts Present Sales Tax Extension Options

Maryland analysts are presenting revenue estimates that an extension of the sales tax to various services would generate.