NOW YOU KNOW: Tax and spend Moore

The following is an update from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. Of the nearly 3,500 bills sponsored by lawmakers during the legislative session, 1,053 were passed. Unfortunately, many of them included new taxes and fees. We were able to defeat a few, but not all. Governor Wes Moore presented a budget in January that included fee increases, transferred funds […]

NOW YOU KNOW: End-of-session review part I

The following is an op-ed piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. UPDATE: Part II can now be viewed here. Original story below… The 2023 Legislative Session proved to be full of wins and losses, as with any season in life! As a member of the Health and Government Operations (HGO) Committee, Delegate Szeliga sponsors and cosponsors many bills. […]

Governor Hogan announces preliminary FY24 budget plan, health care investments for rural and vulnerable communities [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced preliminary recommendations for the state’s Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) budget, a plan that supports continued economic growth and community revitalization, strong fiscal responsibility and budget sustainability, and key investments in critical areas—including expanding access to health care for rural and vulnerable communities. “I pledged to bring fiscal responsibility and common sense to our […]

Governor Hogan presents FY 2023 budget focused on tax relief, education, relief for underserved Marylanders [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday presented his Fiscal Year 2023 (FY 2023) surplus budget, which strengthens the state’s Rainy Day Fund to record levels, delivers major tax relief to retirees and working families, expands relief for vulnerable Marylanders, makes record investment in K-12 education and school construction, increases funding for the Maryland Park Service, fully funds Chesapeake Bay restoration, […]

Governor Hogan announces plan to devote record surplus to major tax relief, rainy day fund [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced a five-point framework for how the State of Maryland will utilize the $2.5 billion surplus—the largest in state history—reported last week by the Bureau of Revenue Estimates. The framework builds on the governor’s record of fiscal discipline while prioritizing relief that advances the state’s recovery. “The entire mission of my administration has been […]