The Maryland House of Delegates has approved the state’s $37 billion budget on a 103-36 vote.
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved the state’s budget, which is about $37 billion.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says his budget plan for the next fiscal year aims to boost jobs and protect the state from the financial uncertainty.
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved a budget package in a special session. The House voted 77-60 on Wednesday to raise income taxes on single filers who make more than $100,000 and joint filers who make $150,000 in taxable income a year.
Gov. Martin O’Malley said Thursday he accepts some responsibility for the failure to replace $512 million in spending cuts with a package including tax hikes and alternate savings.
A package of budget measures will be keeping the Maryland House of Delegates busy this week.
Montgomery County school officials say Governor O’Malley’s proposed 2013 budget could put 600 teachers out of work.