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BGE Customers Outraged About Fee Charged To Recover Utility’s Losses

There’s frustration and outright anger at BGE. It’s all over a small fee charged to all customers, even to those who lost power for days during that powerful storm that tore through the state.



Montgomery County Council Passes Ambulance Fee

The Montgomery County Council has approved a countywide ambulance fee, reviving a law that was struck down by referendum.


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Md. House Passes Fee On Companies Wanting To Drill

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved charging a $15 fee per acre on energy companies seeking to drill in Marcellus Shale to pay for studies on best practices of natural gas extraction.


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Frederick Co. Revives Plan To Charge Jail Inmate Fees

State lawmakers from Frederick County are reviving a proposal to charge jail inmates for intake processing and education.


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WSSC Proposes 7.5 Percent Fee Increase

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission officials say they are proposing a 7.5 percent fee increase to water and sewer fees.


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Montgomery County Readies For 5-Cent Bag Fee

Montgomery County is getting ready to implement a 5-cent bag tax modeled after the one that took effect in the nation’s capital in January 2010.


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Prince George’s High School Students To Pay Athletics Fee

Prince George’s County high school students who want to play a sport in the upcoming school year will have to pay a fee.


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Metro: New Fees Not Changing Ridership Habits

A new Metro report says riders aren’t happy with the transit agency’s “peak-of-the-peak” fares, but the extra 20-cent fee isn’t changing their behavior.


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Lawmakers Approve Increase In New Car Fee

Maryland lawmakers have raised another fee to help balance the state’s books.