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  • Watson to pursue measure to help Howard Co. swim clubs

    Howard County Councilwoman Courtney Watson is pursuing a measure to amend neighborhood preservation laws in a continuing effort to assist nonprofit swim clubs. Watson's proposal would permit pool owners to sell their development rights to builders, under...
  • 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...
  • Your tax questions answered

    During tax season, We are working with tax professionals to get your questions about refunds, deductions and any other tax-related questions you might have. We recently gathered tax professionals to take your questions by phone and online.  Here are...
  • Homeowners must apply for property-tax credit or lose it

    Tens of thousands of Maryland homeowners who haven't already applied for the Homestead Property Tax Credit have until the end of the year to do so or lose the often-valuable break. The deadline was set so long ago — 2007 — that some residents...
  • Read the full text of Obama's speech on the GOP budget

    The following is a transcript of President Obama's politically-charged remarks Tuesday afternoon at an Associated Press luncheon framing the general election campaign, as released by the White House. Obama: "Thank you very much.  (Applause.)  Please have...