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  • Tax credit to speed Senator Theatre renovations

    Tax credit to speed Senator Theatre renovations
    If James "Buzz" Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Lyon, have their way, they'll be cutting ribbons by Christmas for a restored Senator Theatre that will preserve the original cinema and add three screens and a small restaurant. Gov. Martin O'Malley...
  • Legislative Session Opening Day: Minimum Wage

    House Speaker Chris Donovan has proposed raising the minimum wage in Connecticut from $8.25 an hour to $9 on July 1 and to $9.75 the following July — and in the future having it rise with inflation. Currently, only Washington has a minimum wage...
  • Many don't know about tax break for lower-income homeowners

    Many don't know about tax break for lower-income homeowners
    Vera Artis would seem to be a perfect fit for the state program created decades ago to ease the property tax burden on homeowners with modest incomes. She has no major assets beyond the tidy East Baltimore townhouse that she and her husband, now...
  • Audit: Md. firms got state tax credits without documenting costs

    Eight Maryland businesses approved for $34 million in tax credits for job creation from 2007 to 2010 failed to document their project or startup costs, a legislative audit of the state's economic development agency has found. An audit of the Maryland...
  • Mississippi biotech startup moves to Baltimore

    Mississippi biotech startup moves to Baltimore
    Ken Malone and the board members of his startup biotech company gathered in a conference room at the University of Southern Mississippi last October to make a gut-wrenching decision. Ablitech Inc.'s funding was slowly drying up, and it couldn't find...
  • Bill introduced to extend state film tax credit

    Bill introduced to extend state film tax credit
    California's film tax credit program would be extended five more years under legislation introduced in Sacramento on Thursday.  With the support of a coalition of industry groups, including the Motion Picture Assn. of America, Assemblyman Felipe...
  • Adoption tax credit that brings big refunds for families in danger of going away

    Adoption tax credit that brings big refunds for families in danger of going away
    WILLOW SPRINGS, Mo -- An adoption tax credit that brought big refunds to many families last year is once again helping families this year. However, it could soon go away if Congress doesn't take action. That could mean a loss of thousands of dollars to...
  • Bill would extend film tax credit

    A bill was introduced in the state Assembly Thursday to extend by five more years the film and television tax credit program, which proponents say has created more than 20,000 jobs and generated more than $200 million in tax revenues. The bill, AB 2026,...
  • Wayward tax credits

    Wayward tax credits
    Maryland has two major programs designed to help prevent people from being forced out of their homes because of rising property taxes, and through extensive analysis of state records, The Sun's Jamie Smith Hopkins and Scott Calvert have documented...
  • Preservation tax credit would create jobs

    U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin visited historic Clifton Mansion in northeast Baltimore recently to unveil new bipartisan legislation that he and U.S.Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine are cosponsoring to create jobs and strengthen "Main Street" commercial districts in...
  • City officials want to spread word about homeowners' tax credit

    Two Baltimore City Council members are planning campaigns to get the word out about property tax assistance for homeowners with modest incomes, reacting to a Baltimore Sun article that showed the pool of apparently eligible city homeowners is far larger...