ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP)- Maryland's revenue projections are better than they've been in years. The state is on the verge of wiping out what was once a $2 billion budget deficit through cuts and tax increases. Maryland is on track to reap financial benefits in future years from full-fledged casino gambling.
Enter the fiscal cliff.
Negotiations in Washington on how to avoid across-the-board spending cuts and tax increases have clouded the financial future of a state that is highly susceptible to federal cuts.
The uncertainty has presented unusual difficulties in piecing together a budget for the next fiscal year when lawmakers convene for their annual 90-day session in January. It is also getting in the way of plans to shore up transportation funding, an area of huge concern in traffic-congested Maryland.
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:51 AM EDT2013-05-22 11:51:15 GMT
SALISBURY, Md.- A former gym teacher who taught at Beaver Run Elementary School in Salisbury was on trial Monday in a "Peeping Tom" case.Jeffrey Brabitz appeared in Wicomico County Circuit Court on chargesMore
A former gym teacher at Beaver Run Elementary School in Salisbury was found not guilty in a "Peeping Tom" case. More
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:20 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:20:00 GMT
SEAFORD, Del.- Authorities say a woman was killed when the motorcycle she was riding on as a passenger collided with a pickup truck in Seaford late Monday afternoon. Seaford police said that shortlyMore
Authorities say a woman was killed when the motorcycle she was riding on as a passenger collided with a pickup truck in Seaford late Monday afternoon.More