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  • Howard Co. Council to consider green building tax credits

    The Howard County Council is considering this month a bill to authorize property tax credits for homeowners whose property meets environmental design standards, a measure that would make the county one of the few local governments to give such breaks....
  • Sun analysis finds 17 owners with three or four homestead credits, hundreds of double-dippers

    Sun analysis finds 17 owners with three or four homestead credits, hundreds of double-dippers
    Since 2009 Patrick Tong has received "homestead" property tax breaks worth $18,000 on three rowhouses he owns in East Baltimore. He's quick to agree that he hasn't been entitled to a penny of it. Homeowners qualify for the break only on their...
  • Howard should go green, not go easy

    Howard County is considering creating "green" residential property tax credits for property owners ("Bill would foster green construction," Nov. 6). To get the proposed credit, a project would have to earn a Silver Rating as defined by the U.S. Green...
  • Pre-Christmas Special Session Considered By Democrats On Electricity Needs; House GOP Leader Larry Cafero Pushing Hard For Session

    Democratic leaders are considering a pre-Christmas special session regarding recent electrical outages that could include tax credits for hotel stays and an expansion of the state's price-gouging law. The leaders who control the legislature are currently...
  • House moves pieces of jobs bill to Obama's desk

    House moves pieces of jobs bill to Obama's desk
    Republicans and Democrats joined to pass the first pieces of President Obama’s jobs package, sending to the president a slim slice of common ground while the bulk of the legislation remains stalled in a divided Congress. The legislation passed...
  • Police investigating Conaway-Meister fight

    One of Baltimore's most bizarre political sideshows took an ugly twist Monday, with police acknowledging that they were investigating a morning altercation between Clerk of Circuit Court Frank M. Conaway Sr. and blogger Adam Meister. Meister, who was...
  • Historic tax credits promote smart development

    Jacques Kelly's article about the rebirth of Union Mill did a superb job of recognizing the innovative program that has driven Seawall Development's reuse of the historic property ("New tricks: Redone factory now homes," Nov. 23). This model project is...
  • Don't make kids bear the brunt of the fiscal cliff

    Don't make kids bear the brunt of the fiscal cliff
    As the federal "fiscal cliff" approaches, an important group of Marylanders with a lot on the line has been largely ignored: children. The stakes are immense, because the recession has been hard on Maryland children, with one out of every seven living...
  • A year of challenges for city residents

    A year of challenges for city residents
    A year ago, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake gave an inaugural address that was both lofty in vision and grounded in reality — the poetry of growing Baltimore by 10,000 residents in the next decade tempered by the prose of how to get there. "We...
  • State Seeks Captive Insurers; Boasts New Rules, Tax Credit, Knowledgeable Labor Market Jobs

    Connecticut wants to attract captive insurance companies, hoping the state's unrivaled labor market of people in the industry will work to its advantage -- along with a tax credit.     In October, the state legislature refined regulations and approved a...
  • Talk of D.C. commuter tax finds opposition in Maryland

    Talk of D.C. commuter tax finds opposition in Maryland
    Talk in Congress of letting the District of Columbia tax commuters is getting a cool reception in Maryland. Officials in Washington say such a measure could raise $1.2 billion in new revenue — enough to fund nearly an eighth of the district's $9.65...