Democratic leaders have agreed to reduce Maryland’s high estate tax by recoupling it to federal standards for taxing a dead person’s assets. The “death tax” is considered one of the reasons that wealthy retirees choose to leave Maryland for states with lower taxes.
COLLEGE PARK – The candidates for the democratic nomination for Maryland attorney general participated in their debate before the June 24 primary Monday evening.
COLLEGE PARK – After 12 years leading the University System of Maryland, Chancellor William “Britt” E. Kirwan has chosen to step down from the position, ending a run of more than 50 years of involvement in public higher education.
COLLEGE PARK – A televised gubernatorial debate Wednesday evening gave Maryland voters their first chance to see firsthand where the candidates for the democratic nomination for governor stand on various state issues and how they would reply to questions of their character.