About the Post

Author Information

New legislators get wintery budget forecast

fiscal overview

Fiscal Overview full document here

By Len Lazarick

Most newbies in the legislature got a two-day orientation to their new jobs this week, covering topics from ethics and State House security to payroll and office expenses. Next week, they’ll have a three-day bus tour of the state from end to end to get to know Maryland and each other better.

But after the elation of their election victories, most of 57 newly elected delegates and 11 new senators got a sobering bucket of budget ice water thrown on them from the legislature’s chief fiscal analysts.

The message was not new. Maryland’s revenues are being depressed by lower payrolls for the federal government and its contractors.

– See more at: http://marylandreporter.com/2014/12/04/new-legislators-get-wintery-budget-forecast/#sthash.h2h8jRBJ.dpuf



No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: