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Maryland’s Deficit Still Growing

December 5th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

When Maryland lawmakers wrapped up the 2013 General Assembly session in April, they left feeling relatively positive about the state’s fiscal picture- having worked hard to wipe out Maryland’s long-running structural deficit in the next budget.  However, following a meeting in Annapolis of the House Appropriations Committee- Delegate Wendell Beitzel reports that unfortunately the deficit remains- and is growing. This month’s fiscal prediction by the Department of Legislative Services projects a structural imbalance by next June 30 of over half a billion dollars- and expected to double the following year. ..

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