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Ferguson calls for surgical cuts to Moore’s budget

January 31, 2024

Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore City) said he has instructed the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee to “pull out the scalpel” as it reviews Gov. Wes Moore’s proposed fiscal 2025 budget. Moore proposed the $63.1 billion budget two weeks ago and claimed millions in “rebasing” — he deftly avoided the word cuts. Lawmakers in the Senate, who get the first crack at massaging the spending plan, are likely to find additional reductions, places to increase spending and potential fee increases.

 

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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