Emergency measures to help struggling businesses pay less in unemployment insurance taxes while simultaneously granting more funding to the unemployed were voted out of the Maryland state Legislature and await signatures from Gov. Larry Hogan, R. Raising from $50 to $200 the weekly amount that unemployment insurance claimants can receive is among the measures, which come as the Maryland Department Labor continues to receive thousands of claims each week.
In support of a bill that would make “Juneteenth” a state and employee-paid holiday, a Maryland Delegate on Monday gave an impassioned speech, which ended with a standing ovation from some colleagues.
The veto of a multi-billion dollar education bill in Maryland may be overridden this week, along with tax increases to fund it, as the state Legislature is expected to take up the three related bills by Friday.
Republican Governor Larry Hogan, inaugurated for a second term just two weeks ago, told a joint session of the Maryland General Assembly that the state of the state has “never been stronger.”
At his fifth State of the State address, Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday pushed for bipartisan support from the Democrat-controlled legislature on his initiatives regarding taxes, healthcare, education, transportation, redistricting, violent crime and the environment.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, the popular Republican incumbent, is seeking to become the first member of his party to win re-election as governor of the state in more than a half century.
This week on the Annapolis Bullpen podcast we dive deep into the budget. We explore how Maryland’s budget works, Gov. Larry Hogan’s priorities and how are the new federal tax laws going to affect the state and you.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Tuesday previewed his budget plan for FY19. Hogan’s budget includes no new taxes, increases funding for education and protects Marylanders from changes in the federal tax code.
Maryland Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller Jr. and Speaker Michael Busch, both Democrats, on Tuesday in Annapolis laid out three points to offset changes in the recently passed Republican federal tax bill.
WASHINGTON – As Congress tries to overhaul the nation’s tax laws, some Republicans want to reduce or eliminate state and local tax deductions. But Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, said doing so would only hurt the middle class, including in…