Tag Archives: taxes

A Word from the Other Guy

Former Governor Bob Ehrlich responds to Martin O’Malley’s insistence that the guy who left office a year ago is to..

The Death of Irony

From the Baltimore Sun: Opening the special session that could define his four-year term, Gov. Martin O’Malley told Maryland lawmakers..

Today’s Public Hearings

10:00 a.m., Joint Hearing Room House Appropriations Committee, House Ways and Means Committee, Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, and the..

A message to Speaker Busch

After reading what Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch told the Washington Times, I dashed off a quick message to him:..

It starts tomorrow

Annapolis’ long-awaited version of budgetary Armageddon comes to town tomorrow. And let’s face it: other than the fact that taxpayers..

My Brain Hurts

I’d resolved yesterday to not waste anymore time writing about Governor O’Malley’s risky scheme, to coin a phrase, to add..

One of them is wrong

State Comptroller Peter Franchot: Dear President Miller and Speaker Busch: As you know, Governor O’Malley has signed an Executive Order..
The Budget Apocalypse

The Budget Apocalypse

Governor O’Malley pulled out all the stops to campaign for a historic program of tax and spending increases with the..

Out There

The Sun really cracked me up this morning with their editorial on the budget situation. Particularly since the editorial was..
Interesting Tax Chart

Interesting Tax Chart

I came across this chart while patrolling my normal rotation of economics blogs today: (I know it’s hard to read–if..


We know when the General Assembly is going back to work: Gov. Martin O’Malley today formally called a General Assembly..
Tax Unrest in MoCo

Tax Unrest in MoCo

As we’ve reported below, it is nearly definite that Governor O’Malley will announce a special session of the legislature to..


You have to love Governor O’Malley’s hubris: The GOP tactic of opposing a special session produces conflict when lawmakers should..

Straight Tax Talk

Capital columnist Eric Hartley talks straight about the Governor’s tax plan today: “The vast majority of Maryland families will be..

Owing Favors

Former Clinton Apparatchik Lanny Davis must owe someone in the O’Malley Administration a favor for his gushing genuflection over O’Malley’s..

A Gambling Gamble

Senate Republicans today said no to the O’Malley slots plan: Senate Republican leaders said that they do not support a..