The Harford County legislative delegation ended the 2016 General Assembly session Monday with the passage of a flurry of bills that will show the county and state's continued support for two slain Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies, allow alcohol to be served in local movie theaters and allow Harford Community College to obtain a license for alcohol sales during community events on campus.
The General Assembly agreed Monday to sweeping changes in Maryland's criminal justice policies, but failed to reach a deal that would have given residents their first major income tax break in nearly two decades.
Northrop Grumman Corp would receive millions over the next five years in an incentive pushed by the Hogan administration, on top of $20 million lawmakers already intend to award the defense contractor for staying in Maryland.
An attorney for a Howard County couple told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that Maryland law led to their out-of-state income being taxed twice, and argued that the unusual circumstance violates constitutional protections of interstate trade.
Howard County executive candidates Courtney Watson and Allan Kittleman agreed Tuesday night that this year's election is critically important to the county's future. Where they differed was over whose vision would best serve Howard residents.
When Paul Mueller — a custom home builder and developer — decided to renovate an historic building in Sykesville at the start of 2013, he knew it could be a lengthy process. A year and a half later, he is still working on gaining final approval and permits from multiple agencies, he said.
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a case involving a Maryland couple who believe their out-of-state income should not be taxed by their state of residence. Brian and Karen Wynne, of Howard County, argue the income they earn in several other states through Maxim Healthcare Services Inc., a company Brian Wynne partially owns, should not be taxed by Maryland if they pay the income taxes in those other states.
By By Ashley S. Westerman and Capital News Service
When renewable energy tax credits, rebates and grants have refueled a serious interest in the underground energy source, this heat pump that uses water instead of air has taken a foothold in Howard County as a result of its long-term financial benefits, even after the demise of a local tax incentive.
The Maryland Education Credit, which was not brought to a vote last year, would attract critical financial assistance for lower- and middle-income Pre-K to 12th grade students at both public and nonpublic schools by awarding up to $15 million in education tax credits for business donations that help students pay for tutoring, tuition, supplies, transportation and special needs services.
Owners of two Harford County rental housing communities for primarily low-income residents could be allowed to make payments to the county that would substitute for conventional property taxes, according to proposals under consideration by the county council.
Nearly two months after People's Community Health Centers shut the doors to five low-income health clinics in Baltimore city and Anne Arundel County, a federal agency confirmed it is no longer providing critical grant money to the nonprofit group.
As high prices, rising rents and tight credit requirements continue to make homeownership difficult for many families, some private and nonprofit developers are trying to find ways to make homeownership more accessible for renters.
Sunny days can mean many different things: vacations, open pools, outdoor festivals and fairs. For the many new users of solar panels in Harford County, though, the summer sun also means their investment in "greener" energy is paying off.
The board of the Baltimore Development Corp. voted Thursday to start negotiations to sell a set of city-owned properties in the 400 block of N. Howard Street to a group proposing to create a hub for small theater companies.
The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM employment and No. 3 for our "Talent Pipeline."
The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile" individuals, a two-month investigation by The Baltimore Sun has found.
The state said Tuesday it has approved bigger tax breaks for industrial properties in Southeast Baltimore, including the site of the new Amazon warehouse. The benefits, which are designed to spur job creation in an area where several businesses have recently closed, went into effect July 1.