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O’Malley Says Need For Possible Tax Hikes Best Course Of Action For Economic Recovery

December 13th, 2011 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley pledged his commitment to job creation and solicited input from business leaders Friday on what he said will be a package of regulatory reforms and other pro-business initiatives to be introduced in the legislative session that kicks off next month. Despite Maryland's economic strengths, including a highly educated and skilled workforce, business leaders and others argue change is needed to make the state a more attractive place to do business.  O’Malley has consistently maintained that Maryland has weathered the economic recession better than most, pointing out that the state’s job creation numbers are among the best in the nation. He attributes a balanced approach, including a need to look at possible tax hikes, as the best course of action for economic recovery…

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