Video: Senate focuses on Sen. Roger Manno’s tax hike proposal

Video: Senate focuses on Sen. Roger Manno’s tax hike proposal

Sen. Roger Manno

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Sen. Roger Manno has proposed an income tax hike that is the focus of the Senate’s  budget balancing plan. “At the end of the day, we have to find the right balance between cuts and revenues, and the right types of revenues that resonate well with the folks who pay the bills,” said Manno, D-Montgomery, in this video.

“We’re looking for large cuts and large revenues,” he said. “We want to do what’s fair.”

“It’s never a good time to raise taxes, it’s never a good time to make cuts, it’s never a good time to be in a recession, but that’s where we are.”

CORRECTION: Video contains an incorrect e-mail address for Sen. Manno. The correct address is

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Len Lazarick

Len Lazarick was the founding editor and publisher of and is currently the president of its nonprofit corporation and chairman of its board He was formerly the State House bureau chief of the daily Baltimore Examiner from its start in April 2006 to its demise in February 2009. He was a copy editor on the national desk of the Washington Post for eight years before that, and has spent decades covering Maryland politics and government.

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