Hogan’s Amazon incentive package to come before General Assembly Wednesday

The Senate Budget and Taxation and House Ways and Means committees are scheduled to review Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal to provide about $3 billion in tax credits and exemptions to Amazon if the company chooses Montgomery County for its second headquarters. The offer has generally been embraced by the Democratic lawmakers, who control the state legislature. [Washington Post]

Vignarajah picks former Baltimore Teachers Union president as running mate

Gaithersburg resident Krishanti Vignarajah selected Sharon Blake, 67, as her running mate in the race for governor. Vignarajah and Blake create the state’s first all-female gubernatorial ticket in almost 25 years. [Baltimore Sun]

Four-vehicle crash causes early morning delays on Beltway in Bethesda area

A crash involving four vehicles around 6 a.m. Wednesday morning caused traffic delays on the outer loop of the Beltway before River Road, but had been mostly cleared by around 7:45 a.m. No serious injuries were reported. [@Chopper4Brad / @mcfrsPIO]

State maintains AAA bond rating

Maryland Treasurer Nancy Kopp said earlier this week that Maryland maintained its AAA bond rating from all three major bond rating agencies this year. Maryland is one of 11 states that holds the highest possible credit rating from the agencies. [Associated Press]

Cloudy day expected

The National Weather Service expects Wednesday to be mostly cloudy with a high near 59 degrees and a chance of rain, mainly after 4 a.m. early Thursday morning. A low of 46 is predicted.

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