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  • Incompetence at the IRS [Editorial]

    Incompetence at the IRS  [Editorial]
    Take a minute and Google the term "Internal Revenue Service" or "IRS," and you will find no shortage of famous quotes from people who are fearful of it. The federal agency has been compared to the Gestapo, the Mafia and the Lord Almighty. Such is the...
  • State approves O'Malley's $84 million in budget cuts

    State approves O'Malley's $84 million in budget cuts
    The lackluster economy prompted Gov. Martin O'Malley to propose erasing $84 million in planned spending for next year. Just a day after the new state budget took effect, O'Malley persuaded the Board of Public Works unanimously to approve a modest set of...
  • Warning signs for Md.'s budget [Editorial]

    Warning signs for Md.'s budget  [Editorial]
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's decision to seek $77 million in cuts to a budget that's barely 24 hours old is a sobering reminder that the state's economic recovery is tenuous at best. Maryland experienced no gross domestic product growth last year, and job...
  • Aberdeen passes $14.08 million budget for next year, transfers funds in this year's

    Aberdeen passes $14.08 million budget for next year, transfers funds in this year's
    With little fanfare, the Aberdeen City Council passed its $14.08 million budget for the next fiscal year that calls for spending less than in this fiscal year and does not include a property tax rate or water and sewer rate increase. As it passed the...
  • Arundel council members make pitch for additional nonprofit funding

    Arundel council members make pitch for additional nonprofit funding
    Members of the Anne Arundel County Council are calling on County Executive Laura Neuman to fund $250,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations that weren't included in the executive's initial budget proposal.. Three councilmen lined up representatives...
  • Voters in two Harford districts to select new county council representatives

    Voters in two Harford districts to select new county council representatives
    Voters in the greater Aberdeen and Havre de Grace areas will have the opportunity to select new Harford County Council representatives in this year's election, as seats in the two council districts covering the communities are open. The first round is...
  • Young Vic at a crossroads as its audiences skew older

    Young Vic at a crossroads as its audiences skew older
    Singers Melissa Mino and Daniel Andrews are a lot younger than their material. Mino, 29, and Andrews, 23, were rehearsing their "love duet" last week as Casilda and Luiz in "The Gondoliers," this year's Gilbert and Sullivan operetta being staged by...
  • Perryville commissioners approve FY15 budget ordinance

    The Perryville mayor and town commissioners unanimously approved the town's $7.4 million budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year Tuesday night. The fiscal year begins July 1 and ends June 30, 2015. The budget comes with a decrease in the property tax rate,...
  • Annapolis budget increases business taxes, lays off 7 employees

    Annapolis budget increases business taxes, lays off 7 employees
    The Annapolis City Council adopted a $96.5 million operating budget early Tuesday morning that lays off seven employees, increases a tax on businesses and increases some parking fines. The budget also eliminates the Annapolis Economic Development Corp.,...
  • Attorney general questions legality of Harford's lodging tax provision in state budget

    Attorney general questions legality of Harford's lodging tax provision in state budget
    Aberdeen's long-awaited approval for a lodging, or hotel room, tax may have hit another snag, as Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler has raised a question about the legality of the General Assembly's action in granting Harford County authority to...
  • Teacher raises out of final Harford school budget, but no job cuts planned

    Teacher raises out of final Harford school budget, but no job cuts planned
    Harford County's superintendent of schools presented a revised $426.9 million budget for next school year Wednesday night that would avoid any job cuts, but would also cancel pay raises negotiated with teachers and other employees and bring back the...
  • Arundel council OKs budget with tax cut, more teachers and police

    Arundel council OKs budget with tax cut, more teachers and police
    The Anne Arundel County Council approved a spending plan Friday that includes a small property tax break and funding for teacher raises, more police officers and firefighters and additional grants to nonprofit groups. The $1.35 billion operating budget...