Tag: Moore

Maryland leaders play down prospects of tax hikes

Marylanders worried that talk of looming billion-dollar state deficits could lead to tax hikes got some reassuring words Wednesday from the Democratic governor and Senate president. “Any conversation around taxes, people need to understand that my bar for that is very, very high,” Gov. Wes Moore told reporters.

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Paul Monteiro begins making Moore’s vision for a service year a reality in Maryland

The Serving Every Region Through Vocational Exploration Act of 2023—its formal name—has been a priority of Democratic Gov. Wes Moore since the start of his term; he created the new department on his first full day in office. But it wasn’t until he named Monteiro on April 3 — just a week shy of the end of the MGA session — as the head of the department that things could really start.

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