At Least They Are Talking Cuts
In Annapolis, for a change the General Assembly is complaining about which set of budget cuts should be implemented.
I can’t remember ever seeing that.
Of course the pressure of cuts might end up poorly:
“This is one area where there’s a lot of public interest,” he said.
Currie noted that the need to cut may become more pronounced as lawmakers continue their attempt to repeal the application of the sales tax to computer services, a measure that’s estimated to bring $200 million into state coffers annually.
“We might have to take all of this to get where we need to go,” he said. “If you look at all the other stuff we have to cut, this is a no-brainer.”
So the fear that cuts will be too harsh may lead the General Assembly to pass a really bad tech tax idea so the cuts don’t have to be as hard.
Here is an idea–cut more from the budget.