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Hogan says state's economic picture even bleaker than he thought
Hogan says state's economic picture even bleaker than he thought

Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said Monday that new budget figures show Maryland's economic picture is even bleaker than he had warned during his campaign, and will make it tougher to devise a plan to cut taxes. "Even I am surprised by the magnitude of the problem and the task ahead of us," he said. Hogan's remarks came at a news conference he called to announce six more members of his transition team, including former state schools Superintendent Nancy Grasmick. He was asked if figures released last week showing a $900 million budget shortfall would affect his plans to roll back taxes. "Obviously it's a factor," he said. He did not offer specifics. Hogan said...

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