About the Post

Author Information

House panel kills Hogan filing fee reduction bill

Gov. Larry Hogan‘s legislative agenda absorbed its first loss of the year Friday as the House Economic Matters Committee voted against a bill that would have reduced the filing fees paid by corporations and other business groups.

Such business entities pay an annual filing fee of $300 to the state. The governor’s bill would have cut the fees by $50 each year until they reached $100. According to General Assembly budget analysts, the measure would have cost $15 million by July 1, 2017 and increased to $61 million in four years.

Hogan spokesman Doug Mayer expressed disappointment at the demise of a bill that was touted as an economic development measure.

Read the full article from The Baltimore Sun.

Advertisements

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: