Talk of Restrictions Watched Closely in Trade-Busy Maryland

State and Port of Baltimore benefit heavily from international trade.

Income Inequality Resonates as an Issue Among Democratic Voters

With one of the richest counties in the country and one of the poorest cities, Marylanders stand to be affected by presidential candidates’ plans for minimum wages, funding, and economic opportunities.

Student Organization Provides Tax Assistance

A group of students from the University of Maryland guides people through the process of preparing tax returns.

Maryland Comptroller’s Office Cracks Down on Possible Fraudulent Returns

The Maryland Comptroller’s Office is on the hunt for tax fraud.

Gov. Hogan Calls General Assembly ‘Irresponsible’ for not Paring Back Spending Mandates

Hogan said mandated funding levels aren’t sustainable if the economy gets worse.

Activists, legislators tout statewide poll results before hearing for Clean Energy Jobs Act

The bill includes a $40 million investment in clean-energy jobs training.

Franchot discusses prevention of tax fraud, identity theft

Thousands of Marylanders have suffered from tax fraud or identity theft, totaling millions of dollars.

Hogan Takes Bipartisan Tone for Second State Address, Focuses on Fiscal Conservatism

Hogan praised bipartisan efforts in the past year and pledged for more inter-party cooperation in the coming year. Some Democratic county executives, however, were not impressed.

Maryland Legislators and Farmers Introduce ‘Poultry Litter Management Act’

Introduced to both chambers of the General Assembly on Tuesday, the bill would require major animal agriculture companies to pay the cost of properly disposing excess manure on their contract farms.

Refund fraud on the rise: More Marylanders becoming victims of tax-ID theft

Tax fraud identity theft is on the rise in Maryland and across the country. For some, the crime is a nuisance. For others, it causes economic hardship.