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  • Senator Theatre's operators get OK on renovation

    Senator Theatre's operators get OK on renovation
    Operators of the Senator Theatre won approval from the city's historical preservation board Tuesday to renovate the North Baltimore landmark and expand it with three new screens and a wine bar. The city's Commission for Historical and Architectural...
  • Home sales rose, prices fell in Baltimore area in July

    Home sales rose, prices fell in Baltimore area in July
    As if foreclosures, high unemployment and tight credit weren't enough, would-be homebuyers in the Baltimore region got more fodder for wariness Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 500 points and a new local report showed...
  • Baltimore needs the federal housing tax credit

    Baltimore needs the federal housing tax credit
    The ongoing housing and jobs crises were submerged by the saga over what to do about federal debt. Unfortunately, with triggers in place for deeper cuts, the solution to the debt saga may come at the expense of a successful public/private partnership that...
  • Government lays out health insurance exchange details

    Government lays out health insurance exchange details
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government on Friday laid out incentives for states and people to participate in health insurance exchanges, including tax credits and funding grants for the states. Health regulators also clarified how they expect states to...
  • Vacant city houses get property tax break meant for owner-occupied homes

    Vacant city houses get property tax break meant for owner-occupied homes
    Property tax breaks meant to encourage homeownership have been awarded to 465 vacant houses in Baltimore, depriving the city of uncollected revenue in a difficult budget year and calling into question past promises from city officials to crack down on tax...
  • City moves to strip undeserved tax breaks from vacant properties

    City moves to strip undeserved tax breaks from vacant properties
    Baltimore officials moved Tuesday to take back undeserved tax breaks from owners of vacant properties who are profiting from a program intended for primary residences. The effort followed a Baltimore Sun report that the owners of 465 empty homes —...
  • Beyond the individual mandate

    Beyond the individual mandate
    There are pros and cons of using an individual mandate for health insurance as a policy lever to promote universal health care. From a pure policy standpoint, the argument for is simple. To get rid of "free riders" in the medical system and improve the...
  • The real problem is the vacant house, not the tax credit

    The real problem is the vacant house, not the tax credit
    Butchers Hill property owner Alex Stroh had the right question about The Sun's comparison of two public databases that found hundreds of vacant Baltimore properties getting a tax break for owner-occupied homes: "Why couldn't the city just do that?"...
  • Rawlings-Blake, husband collected homestead tax breaks on two properties

    Rawlings-Blake, husband collected homestead tax breaks on two properties
    Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her husband collected homestead tax credits on two separate properties before she became mayor of Baltimore, in violation of a state rule that prohibits married couples from claiming the break on more than one residence,...
  • Support builds for tax credit

    Lawmakers are pushing to extend the California Film and Television Tax Credit program, which has resulted in billions of dollars of economic activity. Enacted in 2009, the legislation was designed to create jobs, increase production spending and generate...
  • Green jobs economy has hits and misses in Maryland

    Green jobs economy has hits and misses in Maryland
    Dirty, used oil promises to bring some badly needed jobs to Baltimore, one recycling company says. But energy-saving light fixtures aren't proving to be the growth business that another company thought they were — at least not yet. FCC...