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  • Arundel takes a balanced approach to its budget

    Arundel takes a balanced approach to its budget
    Anne Arundel County has not been tax-friendly territory. It has the strictest property tax cap in the state, thanks to a voter revolt nearly 20 years ago, and council members have been known to come close to blows over budget measures. Yet this week,...
  • District 1: James B. Kraft

    District 1: James B. Kraft
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. During my two terms on the City Council, I have authored successful legislation addressing key issues such as targeting illegal...
  • Landers focuses on property taxes

    At a panel discussion on the city's property tax rate, Joseph T. "Jody" Landers took to the lectern in the manner of a professor. He began by admonishing the only other Democratic mayoral challenger to show at the event — state Sen. Catherine...
  • Candidates on the issues

    Crime Frank M. Conaway Sr. "We need to make the police department accountable by … using video and audio recordings. … We need to encourage our state's attorney to practice triage. ... Repeat offenders and violent offenders should move to the...
  • District 9: Abigail Breiseth

    District 9: Abigail Breiseth
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. I believe the 9th needs the combination of skills that I as a teacher bring to the table. It needs understanding, inspiration, and...
  • Rawlings-Blake gets Democratic nod

    Rawlings-Blake gets Democratic nod
    Stephanie Rawlings-Blake glided to victory in the Democratic primary Tuesday, securing the nomination for a full four-year term in the office to which she ascended last year. In her first campaign for Baltimore's highest office, Rawlings-Blake turned...
  • City moves closer to preservation

    Owners of historic La CaƱada Flintridge properties may soon be allowed to take advantage of a significant property tax break, as the Planning Commission last week voted unanimously to recommend the approval of a Mills Act historic preservation program...
  • Arundel council to hear debate on storm-water runoff fee

    A proposal scheduled to come before the Anne Arundel County Council on Monday would create a property tax surcharge to help reduce storm-water runoff into the Chesapeake Bay. measure would permit a $35 annual fee on residential property tax bills and $25...
  • Mayor's goal: Bring 10,000 new families to city in a decade

    Mayor's goal: Bring 10,000 new families to city in a decade
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake hopes to attract 10,000 families to Baltimore in the next decade — which would reverse more than a half-century of population decline — and would like to serve at least one more term beyond the one she begins...
  • Baltimore homestead tax credits: Gross inequality

    Baltimore homestead tax credits: Gross inequality
    A homeowner should not pay more in property taxes than his two neighbors put together for their nearly identical homes. But that's exactly what Sun reporters Scott Calvert and Jamie Smith Hopkins found in a comprehensive and unprecedented review of...
  • Key state lawmaker calls for property tax cap overhaul

    Key state lawmaker calls for property tax cap overhaul
    A state lawmaker who helps set tax policy is calling for an overhaul of Maryland's property tax cap law, after a Baltimore Sun investigation documented how the costly program has resulted in homeowners across Baltimore paying vastly different amounts...