Senate Budget And Taxation Committee

Senate Panel To Hold Hearing On Purple LineA Maryland Senate committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the Purple Line project.
Md. Senate Panel Approves Tobacco & Cigar Tax Hike; Considering Expansion Of Sales TaxGet 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 OptionsThe 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 OptionsMaryland analysts are presenting revenue estimates that an extension of the sales tax to various services would generate.