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Highest income earners in Maryland taxed at 9% rate

The top 1 percent of earners in Maryland are taxed at an effective rate of 9 percent, compared to the state’s 10.6 percent tax rate on the middle 20 percent of income earners, according to a new 24/7 Wall St. analysis.

Baltimore has liabilities equaling $16,000 per taxpayer

Among the 75 most populous cities in the U.S., Baltimore ranks 66th for the state of its finances, having $16,000VARIABLE 4 in liabilities per taxpayer, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released last month.

Maryland House Introduces Term Limits on Congress Resolution

Delegate Mike McKay has introduced House Joint Resolution 5 calling for Maryland to participate in a national initiative for the states to propose a congressional term limits amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Benjamin Brooks Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

Maryland state house Delegate Benjamin Brooks, (district 10), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Michael Hough Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

Maryland State Senator Michael Hough, (district 4), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Inbound cigarette smuggling rate in Maryland estimated at 11.4%

The inflow of smuggled cigarettes in Maryland is 11.4 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.

Dan Cox Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

Maryland state house Delegate Dan Cox, (district 4), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge

Trent Kittleman Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

Maryland state house Delegate Trent Kittleman, (district 9A), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Maryland ranks 34th best in new economic outlook analysis

Maryland finished 34th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.

Maryland among the 36 states with major tax changes in 2020

Maryland was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.

Maryland job growth this year projected at 0.5%

Job growth in Maryland is expected to reach 0.5 percent by the end of 2020, up from the state's 2019 job growth of 0.3 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

Maryland has adequate funds to weather moderate recession

Maryland would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.

Maryland ranks 43rd in annual tax climate ranking

Maryland finished 43rd in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems

College basketball coach is highest-paid public employee in Maryland

Mark Turgeon, head basketball coach at the University of Maryland, College Park, earned $2.85 million in 2018, making Turgeon the highest-paid public employee in Maryland last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.

Funding for arts agencies in Maryland to reach $23.7 million in FY2020

Legislative appropriations for Maryland arts agencies are projected to reach $23.7 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $3.95 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).

Maryland levies a total tax on lodging of 6%

Hotel room bills in Maryland tack on a total state lodging tax of 6 percent, the 25th highest lodging tax rate in the nation, according to a study by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

3 counties in Maryland are now 2nd Amendment sanctuaries

Three counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.

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