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Miller: Let jurisdictions solve ‘rain tax’ payment problem

Counties would control funding for stormwater mitigation projects by Jeff Newman Staff writer Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. introduced legislation Wednesday that would repeal the state’s “rain tax” mandate and allow its nine largest counties and Baltimore city to devise their own methods for funding stormwater programs.Sponsored by 30 senators, including Miller […]

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Miller moves to drop ‘rain tax’ mandate, make counties show instead how they’re curbing pollution

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller waded into the “rain tax” controversy Wednesday, offering his own bill to effectively repeal the mandate that Baltimore city and Maryland’s nine largest counties levy storm-water management fees on their property owners. Instead, Miller would require those local governments to submit a report on how they plan to pay […]

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Bormel, Grice & Huyett Announces Raymond J. Plummer as Partner

Bormel, Grice & Huyett, P.A., a Laurel based CPA firm, is pleased to announce that Raymond J. Plummer, CPA, has been admitted as a Partner with the firm. Ray is a graduate of Shippensburg University with a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting. He joined the firm in 2002. Ray is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in […]

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Hogan meets to discuss bid for FBI headquarters

By Ovetta Wiggins Gov. Larry Hogan hosted a meeting Monday with Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III and members of the state’s congressional delegation to devise a strategy to lure the FBI headquarters to Maryland. “We’re talking about making sure we have a united front,” Hogan (R) said. “We talked about some of […]

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Mileah Kromer: The Way It Always Was and Other Resident Reflections on Letting Summer Be Summer

By: Mileah Kromer Last fall, the Goucher Poll found that 71% of Maryland residents supported an after-Labor Day start date for Maryland schools. Our new poll shows Marylanders have not changed their opinions on the proposition-turned-introduced-legislation (SB 455), colloquially known as “Let Summer Be Summer”—72% of residents say they support Comptroller Peter Franchot’s push for […]

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WSSC chief Jerry N. Johnson announces his retirement

By Katherine Shaver Jerry N. Johnson, general manager of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, said Thursday that he plans to retire from the Maryland water and sewer utility in June. Johnson, 67, has served as the utility’s chief for 5 1/2 years, overseeing services for nearly 2 million people in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties. Asked why […]

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Could suburban Maryland usurp Northern Virginia as the region’s economic powerhouse? Economists weigh in on five trends we could see this year.

By Abha Bhattarai For years, the Washington economy was a steadily accelerating engine, fueled by a mix of high-paying jobs and plentiful government contracts. The region did not just weather the Great Recession, the economy here led much of the country during the darkest days. But by 2010, the tides were turning. Federal spending came […]

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Hogan Week 3 ends on upbeat note

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com The third full week of the Hogan administration ended on an upbeat note for the new governor. The Maryland Senate unanimously approved 12 cabinet appointments, while Hogan launched an expanded outreach campaign to the legislature. Hogan continues to get hard pushback from Democrats and their allies on his plans for spending […]

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Hogan and legislators can agree on growing Md. jobs

By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com If there is one area where Gov. Larry Hogan Jr. can sing “kumbaya” with Maryland legislators, it is economic development. The path has been blazed for him by the legislature’s Augustine Commission. A year ago, top Democrats in the General Assembly recognized Gov. Martin O’Malley had badly dropped the ball on […]

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Anne Arundel council to consider stormwater repeal

Schuh says he would sign bill to eliminate local fees An effort to repeal Anne Arundel’s stormwater fee may be on the County Council’s agenda next month. County Executive Steve Schuh said he would sign such a measure, if it passed. That’s the latest evolution of the Republican’s stance on a state mandate he voted […]

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