Editor John Davisson firstname.lastname@example.org
Tax and fee hikes take their toll on Maryland's economy.
A proposal as unpopular as this one must be hidden from public view and carefully timed to avoid news cycles.
Earlier this week Governor O’Malley again proposed increasing the gas tax, which, if enacted, would be his 25th consecutive tax hike.
The urgent need to improve Maryland's economic competitiveness has been a consistent theme from the economic watchdog group I chair, Change Maryland.
Rankings on quality criteria such as evaluating teacher performance show weakness in the public school system. Maryland earns a 'C' grade in that category.
Several years of poor budgeting choices are causing elected officials to propose drastic transportation policy changes - they are throwing mud up against the wall to see what sticks.
Governor O'Malley has himself to blame for Maryland's transportation woes.
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