Posts Tagged ‘ taxes ’

Cecil County Considers Hiking Sewer Hookup Fees; Mullin Suggests “Hallway” Talks Instead of Public Debate

July 19, 2011

The Cecil County Commissioners began a pointed debate Tuesday over proposals to raise sewer connection fees, especially for new developments, but put off scheduled action after Commissioner Tari Moore (R-2) challenged some commissioners to spell out how they would pay for rising costs without increased fees. Commissioners’ President James Mullin (R-1) suggested commissioners “talk...
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Debt Ceiling Fight Worries Rep. Andy Harris’ Constituents

June 30, 2011

Rep. Andy Harris (R-1) has been using teleconferences to talk with constituents in the far-flung district, in what have often been love fests with like-minded voters. But his Wednesday 6/29/11 telechat prompted some sharp questioning from several constituents worried about the current political battle over raising the ceiling on the national debt. Harris joined...
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BULLETIN: Cecil County Commissioners Cut Extra Half-Cent on Tax Rate; Cut Sheriff’s Budget

May 23, 2011

The Cecil County Commissioners made an additional last-minute half-cent cut in the proposed property tax rate Monday but again refused to restore funds to the county public schools and proposed cutting about $260,000 from the Sheriff’s proposed budget. The actions came during a Monday worksession but the final vote on the Fiscal 2012 county...
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Cecil Commissioners' Forum: Democrats Sing from Different Songbooks

August 31, 2010

   It was the Democrats’ turn to face off at a forum for county Commissioner candidates Monday night, with 4th District primary opponents Carl Roberts and Wayne Tome offering strikingly different assessments of the state of the county and its future.   But it was Commissioner Brian Lockhart, D-3, who is unopposed in his...
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36th District Candidates’ Forum: Lots of "Me, too" and a Surprise

August 19, 2010

CENTREVILLE– Candidates for the 36th District state House of Delegates and Senate seats squared off Tuesday night in a non-partisan issues forum here, with most Republican candidates saying the same things, in the same words, while Democrats had a mixed presentation that even elicited that rare commodity at a candidates’ forum: laughter.   The...
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