Get Ready: Here Comes Leopold
The residents of Anne Arundel County might as well get ready, because tax hiker-in-chief John Leopold is on the scene:
Officials say they hope to avoid increasing local taxes to make up for lost funding.
“I made a commitment in my campaign not to increase property or income taxes,” said Anne Arundel Executive John R. Leopold, a Republican.
But that doesn’t mean he won’t try to raise fees. “I’m going to try to secure revenues outside of property and income taxes,” and by cutting expenses, he said.
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Once again noting that Leopold has never made a commitment he could keep, be prepared for a lot of Leopold’s pet-tax projects to be repackaged as fees very soon…