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Maryland Gubernatorial Debate Focuses on Light Rail Project Without Addressing Existing Traffic Congestion

It comes as no surprise to many Maryland residents that the controversial “Purple Line” light-rail proposal has taken the spotlight in the gubernatorial debates between Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown (D) and businessman Larry Hogan (R), who are both currently running for the position of Maryland governor. While the major public transportation project is […]

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Crisfield officials look at split property tax rate

The city officials of Crisfield – who are working on the 2015 fiscal year budget – are pondering over the changes to property tax including occupied commercial buildings and lower rates for owner-occupied residence. The city treasurer Joyce Morgan said that the city has increased the costs because the assessed values have gone down and the city […]