Senate Panel Amends O'Malley Budget Plan
A Senate budget panel yesterday scaled back Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to raise taxes for high-income earners and suggested applying the state sales tax to several services that were not in his proposal.
The actions by the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee occurred during an afternoon of deliberations that ended when the panel signed off on most components of the governor's deficit-reduction package, but only after making several significant changes.
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