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Posts from — August 2010

Early support for alcohol tax hike

August 30, 2010

THE DAILY RECORD August 30, 2010 By Nick Sohr Health care advocates say they have 146 General Assembly candidates signed on to a proposal that would raise the state’s alcohol taxes by a dime a drink. Their effort was unsuccessful during the 2010 legislative session, when lawmakers swore off tax and fee increases as economically […]... Read more »

Candidates pledge to support alcohol tax

August 18, 2010

The Baltimore Sun August 18, 2010 – 02:01 PM More than 130 candidates running for Maryland General Assembly have signed a pledge supporting a resolution to create an alcohol tax in the next legislative session. The measure is being pushed by a number of advocacy groups, led by Maryland Citizen’s Health Initiative. The groups sent […]... Read more »

General Assembly candidates back alcohol tax

Baltimore Business Journal August 18, 2010 – 03:04 PM By Emily Mullins Over 130 candidates for the Maryland General Assembly have endorsed an alcohol tax that would benefit community initiatives and anti-drinking programs throughout the state. Among the signatures are 19 incumbent senators and 43 incumbent members of the House of Delegates. They include Sen. […]... Read more »

Alcohol tax hike gaining support

August 11, 2010

Politicians typically are loath to raise taxes in an election year, but that's not the case when it comes to Maryland's alcohol tax.... Read more »

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August 10, 2010

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