Tax, Casino Bills Die in Maryland Legislature

A package of tax increases on high-income earners and a measure to build a full-fledged casino collapsed in stunning fashion in the Maryland General Assembly. The failure to bring the tax bill to a vote all but assured that for the first time in two decades work related to Maryland’s annual spending plan would continue beyond the legislature’s scheduled 90-day session.
April 10, 2012

A package of tax increases on high-income earners and a measure to build a full-fledged casino collapsed in stunning fashion in the Maryland General Assembly. The failure to bring the tax bill to a vote all but assured that for the first time in two decades work related to Maryland’s annual spending plan would continue beyond the legislature’s scheduled 90-day session.

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