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Arundel $1.35 billion budget proposal includes property tax reduction, additional police
Arundel $1.35 billion budget proposal includes property tax reduction, additional police

When Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman unveiled her proposed $1.35 billion county budget on Thursday, she described it as a package that reduced the county's property tax rate "without cutting essential services or depleting our savings." But in a political year that has already seen sharp barbs between Neuman and her opponent for the Republican nomination for county executive, Del. Steve Schuh, the tax rate issue immediately drew a rebuke from Schuh, who called the cut "inadequate and misleading." Neuman's proposed budget decreases the property tax rate from 95 cents per $100 of assessed value to 94.3 cents. Under Neuman's proposal, the local...

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