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Baltimore City Green Party Supports Proposed Bottle Tax


The Baltimore City Green Party supports Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s proposed 4-cent-per-bottle tax increase, and urges City Council members to support this and other ecologically-sound revenue generators for the city of Baltimore.

“The city ought to be cutting taxes on things that are valuable to city residents, like home ownership, re-structuring city taxes to provide incentives for other valuable things like home-based renewable wind and solar power and public transportation,” said party chair Brian Bittner, of Westport, “and raising taxes on things that are valuable to beverage corporations and other corporate interests, including oil and energy companies.”… Read more ...