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County Delegates Get Sobering Truth of Alcohol Tax Hike

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The proposed increase in Maryland’s alcohol tax isn’t going down smoothly with Baltimore County delegates who say their constituents will be paying the tab for a levy whose revenues are earmarked for Baltimore City and Prince George’s County.

Now, with less than a week before the General Assembly session ends, the county’s delegates are looking for a better deal—especially after county lobbyist Yolanda Winkler recently delivered sobering news about the effects of the increase on the state’s sales and use taxes on alcoholic beverages.

“You will be the biggest contributor and not get anything out of it,” Winkler told the delegates in a briefing last week.

Read more about it at Patch.

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