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Proposed Legislation Could Force Counties To Raise Taxes

July 28th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

Allegany County Commissioner Bill Valentine recently discussed attending the Maryland Association of Counties conference and said that there will be a strong effort to see that county governments- and not the state- increases taxes.  Valentine who attended the session in Annapolis said that Senate President Mike Miller saying the state should not subsidize the counties at existing levels- and that the counties should increase prices at the gas pumps to make up for lost state highway user funds. He said proposed legislation could effectively force counties to raise taxes…


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