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  • Watson supports tax break for Columbia pools

    County Councilwoman Courtney Watson said at a public hearing Monday night that she would support including the Columbia Association's 26 swimming pools in her bill to forgive local property taxes for six private, nonprofit Howard swim clubs — if...
  • Arundel Council defies Leopold, reduces income tax rate

    The Anne Arundel County Council voted Monday night to temporarily lower the county's income tax rate, a move that was sharply rebuked by County Executive John R. Leopold. The council voted 5-2 to lower the rate from 2.56 to 2.50 for a year, which will...
  • City reaches settlement with slots site developer

    City officials have agreed to pay a local development team $1.2 million to settle a 2007 deal on land slated for the Baltimore slots casino, clearing one of the last legal hurdles before the site can be developed. Officials announced Tuesday that they...
  • Mailbag: Open Space Initiative deserves support

    Isn't great to live in Laguna Beach surrounded by 22,000 acres of natural open space? Elsewhere in Orange County the boundaries between two cities are just lines with no buffer to urban sprawl. How did this happen? Was it just an accident? No. It is...
  • Living in Maryland is far superior to living in Texas

    Having just moved back to Maryland after 23 years in Dallas, I think I can bring some insight as to Texas' merits vs. Maryland. ("A Texas remedy for what ails Maryland jobs," June 22) First, there is the myth that Texas is cheaper to live in than other...
  • Allentown, school district revenues will also fund arena

    Allentown, school district revenues will also fund arena
    Boosters of Allentown's proposed hockey arena complex have boasted how the state will foot the bill by coughing up a portion of locally generated state taxes. What they haven't been making noise about is this: The city and school district will help pay...
  • Howard County tries to stay in the swim

    Howard County tries to stay in the swim
    When it's in the 90s and steamy — which is pretty much Maryland's meteorological condition from now until Labor Day — there's nothing more refreshing than a dip in the neighborhood pool. Unfortunately, these are hard times even for the...
  • Rawlings-Blake to propose 9% property tax cut for homeowners

    Rawlings-Blake to propose 9% property tax cut for homeowners
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will unveil plans Wednesday to direct nearly all of the revenue from Baltimore's long-delayed slots casino to reducing property taxes for city residents who own their homes, a spokesman said. Rawlings-Blake, who faces...
  • City slots bidders get two-month extension

    State officials agreed Wednesday to extend the bidding deadline for the Baltimore slots license by nearly two months, a move that delays the selection process until after the city's contested mayoral primary in September. The vote by the Maryland slots...
  • Rawlings-Blake property tax cut: A good start but not the final word on tax reform

    Rawlings-Blake property tax cut: A good start but not the final word on tax reform
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposal to cut 20 cents off of Baltimore's property tax rate for owner-occupied homes by 2020 is a good idea for what to do with the city's projected revenue from slot machine gambling. Whether it is sufficient to spark a...
  • Owners of historic buildings could get property tax break

    Owners of historic buildings could get property tax break
    La Caņada Flintridge may soon offer property tax breaks to owners of historic buildings who agree to restore or preserve them. Despite the presence of a number of notable homes throughout the city, La Caņada currently offers no specific protections...