Headlines from HJM: January 30, 2020

Proposal to tax digital ads to help Maryland pay for education is met with skepticism, opposition

Publisher Name : Baltimore Sun
Maryland lawmakers began discussion Wednesday of how to solve the biggest challenge they face this year: how to raise billions of dollars for extra spending on public education.
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Proposed Md. Internet advertising tax lauded, called unconstitutional

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
A tax on internet advertising, the first of its kind in the nation, could raise $250 million annually in Maryland provided lawmakers can navigate what opponents said are a number of thorny constitutional issues.
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Chanel Branch Sworn in to House of Delegates

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
It was a family affair in the House of Delegates as Chanel Branch was sworn in as the newest member of the chamber on Tuesday afternoon.
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Live From Annapolis, it's the House of Delegates!

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
For the first time in history Wednesday, Maryland residents were able to watch a video live-stream of the House of Delegates engaged in substantive debate on a pending legislation.
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Taxing digital ads could bring Maryland $250 million — and a hefty legal challenge

Publisher Name : Washington Post
A novel proposal to tax targeted digital ads in Maryland could be extremely lucrative
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