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  • North Laurel and Savage named Maryland Sustainable Communities

    North Laurel and Savage have been named Maryland Sustainable Communities, a designation that will help both areas to better qualify for state tax credits and grant programs, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced today.  “North Laurel and...
  • Maryland and 'House of Cards' reach deal to keep series in state

    Maryland and 'House of Cards' reach deal to keep series in state
    "House of Cards" and the state of Maryland reached a deal late Friday that will keep the Netflix series in state to film Season 3. "Spoiler alert: we're going to keep the 3,700 jobs and more than 100 million dollars of economic activity and investment...
  • Assembly passes city liquor board overhaul

    Assembly passes city liquor board overhaul
    The General Assembly gave final approval Wednesday to legislation restructuring the troubled Baltimore liquor board and giving City Hall more control. The unanimous vote by the state Senate sends the measure to the governor, who is expected to sign it...
  • Residents urged to seek free tax prep

    Residents urged to seek free tax prep
    An estimated 20,000 households in Baltimore City are missing out on tax refunds, leaving unclaimed some $50 million that advocates said could help lift them out of poverty. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen marked Friday, the first day his agency started...
  • David Craig: The State of Harford County 2014

    The following is the text of Harford County Executive David Craig's State of the County Address delivered to the Harford County Council on Feb. 4, 2014: Good evening Council President Boniface, Members of the County Council, and fellow citizens.  When...
  • City juggles money owed to homeowners for historic tax credit, loss in speed camera cash

    City juggles money owed to homeowners for historic tax credit, loss in speed camera cash
    Unexpected expenses and shortfalls — $3.8 million in police expenses, $4 million in unpaid tax credits, a $14.4 million gap from inactive speed cameras — left Baltimore officials scrambling in recent months to patch holes in the budget, the...
  • City Council approves tax credit for Hawthorne development

    The Laurel City Council unanimously approved a five-year tax credit for the developers of Hawthorne Place, a 306-unit luxury apartment complex planned on 11 acres along Staggers Road. The tax credit, which begins in 2015 and runs through 2019, relieves...
  • Terra Nova Ventures' $19 million Clipper Mill Road project moves forward

    Terra Nova Ventures' $19 million Clipper Mill Road project moves forward
    Plans to turn a long, thin former cotton mill on the Jones Falls into apartments, offices and shopping space moved forward Wednesday, with a City Council committee endorsing a zoning change to enable Terra Nova Ventures' $19 million project on Clipper...
  • Upper Chesapeake asks for tax credit for $8 million power generator

    Upper Chesapeake asks for tax credit for $8 million power generator
    Upper Chesapeake Medical Center hopes to save money on a high-power, $8 million electric generator by leasing it for the first eight years, a project it wants the county to support by letting the hospital give a payment in lieu of taxes for 20 years....
  • Economic turnaround in Hampden area makes mill rehab ineligible for tax credit

    Economic turnaround in Hampden area makes mill rehab ineligible for tax credit
    The makeover of the mills along the Jones Falls into a hub of trendy restaurants and residences has succeeded so well that parts of the area no longer qualify for the federal tax credit that helped finance some of the work. A $19 million proposal by...
  • Maryland's Homestead Tax Credit deadline looms

    Maryland's Homestead Tax Credit deadline looms
    About 1.1 million homeowners have applied for the state's Homestead Tax Credit in advance of an end-of-year deadline, said Robert Young, director of the state's Department of Assessments and Taxation.   Homeowners who do not submit applications by Dec....
  • Not another debt limit fight [Editorial]

    Not another debt limit fight   [Editorial]
    Well, so much for the return of reason to the Congressional budget debate. Even before the ink was dry on the bipartisan agreement that is supposed to stabilize the budget debate for the next two years — and before the Senate has even voted on the...