Thomas V. Mike Miller
Maryland’s Senate president said Wednesday he wants to work with Gov. Larry Hogan on some of his tax relief proposals, as Democrats who control the Legislature work to compromise with the Republican governor on the state’s $40.4 billion budget.
Maryland’s Senate president says there could be some changes to the state’s so-called “rain tax,” but he doesn’t expect it to be repealed.
Maryland lawmakers in both chambers of the Legislature are coming together early in the session to jointly announce a package of economic development initiatives, including a reduction in Maryland’s high estate tax.
Rep. Steny Hoyer and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller are endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in his run for governor of Maryland.
As a broad gun-control measure aims to ban assault weapons in Maryland, neighboring states are trying to woo away a Beretta factory, whose employees would be unable to buy some of the guns it produces.
Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller wants to expand the scope of a fall special session on congressional redistricting to cover the state’s structural deficit, teacher pension costs and transportation funding concerns.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says he strongly supports the idea of merging the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
Maryland’s practice of paying all teacher pension costs at state expense is “totally nonsustainable,” Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller told a panel of lawmakers as he stressed the need for legislation to shift some costs to local governments.