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State Budget Makers To Deliberate Next Years Spending Plans

September 23rd, 2016 by WCBC Radio

State budget makers in Maryland will head into deliberations on next year's spending plans with about $800 million less than they had previously expected, after revenue estimates were cut this week. The revised projections released by the state Board of Revenue Estimates put a damper on the prospects for more spending or significant tax relief as Republican Governor Larry Hogan heads into his third General Assembly session in January. The numbers set off a new round of partisan recriminations and finger-pointing, with the Hogan administration blaming Democrats, and Democrats accusing the administration of playing a blame game. Comptroller Peter Franchot…


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