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Gas Tax Takes Center Stage In Transportation Revenue Debate

Maryland House Republicans say the state needs better management of transportation revenue, not more taxes.

02/19/2013

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Fueling The Fire: Drivers Unhappy With Gas Hike Proposal

The wheels are in motion for a gas tax hike. Several proposals are popping up in Annapolis. Some of them are new.

01/25/2013

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Miller Pitches Allowing Counties To Levy Gas Tax

County governments in Maryland could raise up to 5 cents per gallon on gas sales for local transportation projects, under the latest proposal made Thursday by the state Senate president on how to raise badly needed money for transportation.

01/25/2013

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Maryland Lawmakers Consider Hike In Gas Tax

Fixing highways and bridges to improve traffic is a top goal of Maryland lawmakers, but where will that money come from? Some lawmakers want you to pay more at the pump.

01/10/2013

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Md. Legislative Leaders Say Gas Tax A Tough Sell

While Maryland legislative leaders say they are painfully aware of the need for additional transportation money, they didn’t sound very confident on Friday during a preview of the upcoming session that there will be enough support in the Legislature to produce a revenue package of the magnitude that is needed.

01/04/2013

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Md. Counties Call For More Transportation Funds

County officials in Maryland are calling on the state to raise more money for road and transit projects, with a hike in the state’s gas tax among the sources they say should be considered.

12/13/2012

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Gov. O’Malley Proposes Raising Sales Tax Instead Of Increasing The Gas Tax

A proposed state sales tax increase is back in play. Gov. Martin O’Malley floated the idea in January, and now it’s back as an alternative to adding the sales tax to the price of gasoline.

04/04/2012

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O’Malley Tries To Sell Lawmakers On Gas Tax

Increasing the state’s gas tax is a hugely unpopular idea but Governor Martin O’Malley says it needs to be done. To that end, he took his message to lawmakers Wednesday afternoon.

03/14/2012

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Governor Prepares To Push For Gas Tax Increase

Sticker shock! Gas prices top $4 a gallon at some Maryland stations as the governor prepares his formal push to raise the gas tax.

03/13/2012

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MIller: High Gas Prices Make Gas Tax A Tough Sell

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller sounded doubtful Tuesday about the prospects for a gas tax increase, especially because of high gas prices and the fact that Maryland lawmakers will be wrestling with a proposed income tax increase to balance the budget.

03/13/2012

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Md. Drivers Flustered Over Rising Gas Prices & Proposed Gas Tax Hike

The national average for a gallon of gas continues to climb to the $4 mark. This comes as state lawmakers are considering a boost to Maryland’s gas tax, and the combination has some drivers seeing red.

03/05/2012

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Md. Finding Tough Climate For Gas Tax Proposals

As if gas prices weren’t high enough, several states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous.

03/05/2012

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