Maryland Tax Increases Are a Go

Yesterday, Judge Thomas F. Stansfield dismissed the lawsuit challenging Maryland’s $2 billion tax increase. “Although the Court is inclined to agree with the Plaintiffs regarding the reprehensible nature in which the Legislature conducted itself, the remedy they seek in redress is too drastic a notion to accept,” the judge said.

The five Republican lawmakers and the Carroll County (MD) businessman who brought the suit will decide today whether or not to appeal the decision.

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