Tag: Talmadge Branch
Off to the Races: Hogan’s hijacking; the Harry Hughes problem; Neuman backs Kittleman; District 12’s crowded field
Last week was chock full of hearings and events as politicos and legislators tried to cram things in before Thanksgiving/Hannukah and a short run-up to Christmas.Read More
The debate and vote on a sweeping new gun control measure that establishes a stringent licensing regime for handguns reflected a sharp split between two different cultures in Maryland. One shuns guns as instruments of violence and the other embraces them as essential to freedom and safety.Read More
The Senate passed a new 3% sales tax surcharge on alcoholic beverages, bringing the total to 9% sales tax on beer, wine and spirits. The vote was 27 to 19, with eight Democrats joining 11 Republicans in opposing the measure. The bill now heads to the House of Delegates, which has not had a hearing on this version of the alcohol tax hike. However, two House leaders say the House is still likely to support it.Read More
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