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  • 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 Cañada 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 Cañada currently offers no specific protections...
  • What Baltimore needs to thrive: A local sales tax

    For Baltimore to thrive in coming years, it must attract new residents and businesses — perhaps as many as 100,000 new jobs and residents each over the next two decades. The populations most likely to fuel this growth are young professionals,...
  • Best bang for the buck is to send slots money to schools not property tax relief

    Baltimore City would get the best bang for the buck by allocating the majority of its slot machine revenue to upgrading school facilities. ( "Mayor to seek 9 % property tax cut" July 20) The slot machine law allows the city to use the funds only for...
  • Deep cut or small slices?

    Penn Wilbert and his wife, Amanda Ferchak, have lived in Southeast Baltimore for six years — riding bikes to the grocery store, playing kickball at Patterson Park and meeting friends for drinks at bars inCanton. But last month, when the young...
  • Public transit, not property tax reduction, is the key to Baltimore's future

    I know a pundit from a think tank often doesn't see things clearly, but I hope that next time Marta Mossburg is in Chicago or New York she notices that both cities have superb public transit compared to Baltimore's Lilliputian system ("Rebuild Baltimore...
  • Luring home buyers into the city will take more than a $40 property tax cut

    I have some comments about a central issue of Baltimore's mayoral campaign: I am a young doctor in the city. My spouse and I have been looking to buy a home in the city for a year, and we have held off because of the egregious property taxes. We...