In many states, the fight for tax fairness and adequacy is waged by small, low-budget nonprofit groups who are often the only source for unbiased information on tax options. Maryland is blessed with at least two such groups, Progressive Maryland and the Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute. And MBTPI's director, Steve Hill, has just started a blog on Maryland public policy issues. As Maryland continues to wrestle with important issues such as corporate tax reform and the possibility of funding public services using gambling revenues, Steve's blog should be a good resource. If you're at all interested in tax and budget policy in the Free State, check it out.