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Michael E. Busch

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  • Politics trumped prudence in Md. Obamacare exchange [Editorial]

    Politics trumped prudence in Md. Obamacare exchange  [Editorial]
    The train wreck of Maryland's Affordable Care Act insurance exchange should have been no surprise to Gov. Martin O'Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown or anyone else responsible for its creation. That's the unmistakable conclusion from a Washington Post...
  • "Big 3" counties ask state help building schools

    "Big 3" counties ask state help building schools
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz joined his counterparts from Montgomery and Prince George's counties in Annapolis Tuesday to appeal for more state funding for school construction, saying they need help coping with rising enrollments....
  • O'Malley unveils $39 billion budget with no new taxes

    Gov. Martin O'Malley proposed a $39 billion state budget Wednesday that puts more money toward education, prisons and the environment, but calls for no new fees or taxes. "This budget should be an articulation of who we are and what's important to us,"...
  • Miller, Busch vow no repeal of stormwater fees

    Miller, Busch vow no repeal of stormwater fees
    The leaders of the Senate and House of Delegates predicted Thursday morning that lawmakers won't be repealing the stormwater fees in the state's largest jurisdictions this year. At a breakfast hosted by the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of...
  • Settling the estate tax [Editorial]

    Settling the estate tax  [Editorial]
    Last week, the two top leaders of the Maryland General Assembly expressed interest in reducing the estate tax for the heirs of wealthier residents. It's an idea that's been trotted out before, usually by Republicans, and it seldom gets very far in...
  • Supporters of legal marijuana launch drive in Annapolis

    Supporters of legal marijuana launch drive in Annapolis
    Advocates of legalizing marijuana launched their effort Thursday to change the law in Maryland, calling the war on drugs a failure and pointing to growing public support for their cause. A handful of Maryland lawmakers hope to push the state in the...
  • Why bother having a legislative session? [Letter]

    Why bother having a legislative session? [Letter]
    I'm so grateful that the voters in Maryland don't have to worry about contacting our legislators in Annapolis to present our views on the rain tax. Thank you, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael E. Busch for making the...
  • Md.'s unfriendly business climate

     Md.'s unfriendly business climate
    Iowa has a lower cost of living than Maryland and a more business-friendly environment, says a senior vice president of Fidelity ("Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co. moving headquarters to Iowa," Nov. 4). But will that mean anything to Gov. Martin...
  • Still no winner in Annapolis mayoral race

    Still no winner in Annapolis mayoral race
    After 19.5 hours of reviewing ballots, more than 20 official challenges and numerous questions about signatures and postmarks, Annapolis voters still did not know who their next mayor would be when elections officials called it quits at 4:35 a.m. Friday...
  • Advocates line up in defense of Maryland taxes

    Advocates line up in defense of Maryland taxes
    Sensing an election-year push to cut taxes in Maryland, advocates of environmental, health and social service programs are plotting to ensure that that doesn't happen. The call by some politicians to repeal a stormwater fee, cut the corporate tax rate...
  • Cardin expected to endorse Brown for governor

    Cardin expected to endorse Brown for governor
    U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin is expected to join the parade of Maryland Democratic elected officials who are backing Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown for governor on Monday. The state's junior senator will reportedly join Brown and running mate, Howard...