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  • Maryland comptroller warns of estate tax scheme

    Maryland comptroller warns of estate tax scheme
    Personal representatives of estates watch out! The Maryland comptroller is warning that a business calling itself IRFS in Annapolis is claiming to be collecting debts on behalf of the state. The business is sending out notices to personal...
  • Senate OKs online sales tax

    Senate OKs online sales tax
    The Senate voted Monday to allow states to assess a sales tax on purchases from, eBay and other online retailers in a bipartisan measure that would also reduce the increase planned for Maryland's gas tax. The bill, which passed 69-27, would...
  • William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies

    William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies
    William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved. Mr. Schaefer was 89....
  • Quotes: Remembering Schaefer

    Quotes: Remembering Schaefer
    Harry R. Hughes, governor of Maryland, 1979-1987 "Our interactions were not always friendly; that is putting it mildly. … I still call him the mayor. I think most people do. … He really loved Baltimore. I don't think he ever got over that....
  • Funeral marks Schaefer's 'extraordinary life'

    Funeral marks Schaefer's 'extraordinary life'
    At a memorial service that celebrated both his landscape-altering legacy and his big-hearted if crusty-shelled persona, the William Donald Schaefer nation gathered one last time on Wednesday — friends and one-time foes alike, Maryland politicos past...
  • Busch rebuffs latest Ehrlich slots proposal

    House Speaker Michael E. Busch rebuffed Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s revised gambling plan yesterday, saying the House of Delegates should not approve slot machines without a full remedy to state budget problems that would include raising taxes. "If it's...
  • Foes of slots change tactics

    Opponents of legalizing slot machines in Maryland, who have persevered in past years with polite, often church-led activism, yesterday launched a new campaign that calls for clogging the fax machines of lawmakers with anti-slots messages until they...