Some relief ahead for commuters. A reduction in state tolls is in the works.
A major change from BGE–putting its entire grid on a new, “Smart Meter” system. But WJZ has learned people who don’t want the Smart Meters will have to pay to opt-out.
Decriminalizing marijuana, raising the minimum wage and adjusting the fees paid to contain polluted stormwater are all likely to find their way into debates during this year’s legislative session.
Hospitals and doctors’ offices across the country are tacking extra fees onto your bill.
The fee for driving a car across the Potomac River on a private toll bridge in western Maryland would triple under a staff proposal from the state Public Service Commission.
Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says it’s scaling back proposed increases in boat registration fees.
The head of the Magothy River Association says a proposed increase in registration fees could lead some to sell.
Officials are considering raising the 2012 fees for camping at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland.
Senior citizens taking non-credit courses at Anne Arundel Community College this fall can expect to see their fees double.
Maryland’s largest state employee union is expecting to see a big increase in funding thanks to a law that allows it to collect fees from nonmembers.
The federal government is going to bat for airline passengers.
Money is scarce in Maryland’s budget and you could end up coming up with the difference. There are now plans to increase the price of tolls across Maryland.