Tag: Andrew Serafini
MES Board members say McGrath may have misled them.Read More
Maryland will face budget cuts without a stimulus deal, Sen. Andrew Serafini from Western Maryland is resigning and the state continues to grapple with rising coronavirus cases.Read More
Sen. Brian Feldman, D-Montgomery, introduced a bill that is scheduled for a hearing next week, which calls to establish a commission to study Maryland’s tax code and make recommendations about how to make it more practical for the 21st century.Read More
Wrapping up Tuesday’s session in good spirit, or in this case under a good spirit, members of the House of Delegates were invited to attend a Bible Study by Delegate Andrew Serafini of Washington County.Read More
The House of Delegates passed the $1.1 billion capital budget in a 97-41 vote Wednesday evening, with opponents complaining that the state is spending too much and putting its triple-A bond rating on the line.Read More
The House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday scrutinized a plan for a referendum that could bring table games and a sixth licensed casino to Maryland. Key leaders expressed doubts about the financial sweeteners for casino operators in the bill which passed the Senate March 23.Read More
There was fierce opposition from a long list of witnesses in the House Ways & Means Committee Tuesday to a bill that would expand the sales tax to 30 new services, including car repair.Read More
The House of Delegates approved $925 million in new debt in its capital budget on Tuesday – but not before several attempts were made to trim the amount that the state was going to borrow. The capital budget is funded through bonds, and the money is spent on infrastructure projects across the state.Read More
Although many economists, experts, unions and small businesses urged the House Ways and Means Committee to institute combined reporting for more equitable corporate taxes, delegates seemed skeptical of the taxation method. Combined reporting is a complicated method of calculating corporate taxes based on how much companies make in all states where they are located, not where they are headquartered. It would shift businesses’ tax liabilities because of the new way income would be measured.Read More
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