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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states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous.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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Protesters Rally In Catonsville Against Governor’s Proposed Gas Tax Hike

Gas tax controversy. The battle against the governor’s proposal to raise it is heating up.

03/03/2012

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Gas Tax Shaping Up To Be Tough Sell In Annapolis

Maryland lawmakers say rising gas prices and the need to tackle a tough state budget are creating mounting challenges for Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gas tax proposal.

02/24/2012

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State Sen. Rob Garagiola Doesn’t Support Gas Tax

State Sen. Rob Garagiola says he doesn’t support Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to apply Maryland’s 6-percent sales tax to gasoline purchases.

02/16/2012

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Lawmakers Consider Adding Sales Tax To Gas Prices

Governor Martin O’Malley’s gas tax proposal makes it harder for the state to use transportation dollars to supplement other needs. A bill to apply the state’s sales tax to the price of gasoline is set to go before the General Assembly.

02/15/2012

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O’Malley Elaborates On Gas Tax Proposal

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to phase in a 6 percent sales tax on gasoline includes money for local road repairs, rules to make it harder to shift transportation dollars to other purposes and a mechanism to delay implementing the tax if gas prices spike.

02/14/2012

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O’Malley Spars With Franchot Over Gas Tax Proposal

Gov. Martin O’Malley fired back Wednesday at Comptroller Peter Franchot for criticism of O’Malley’s gas tax proposal, describing him as “kind of our version of Mitt Romney.”

02/08/2012

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Franchot Says Gas Tax Would Hurt Families

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says a gasoline sales tax proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley would be detrimental to families and businesses.

02/07/2012

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Supporters Of Gas Tax Hike Cite Necessary Improvements To Md. Transportation

The prospect of a gas tax hike this year stirs Marylanders to action. Demonstrations on both sides have already started.

01/19/2012

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O’Malley’s Remarks About Possible Sales Tax Increase Worry Business Owners

Controversial remarks by the governor on a radio show have some business owners on edge, worried they could see the sales tax go up once again.

01/12/2012

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Drivers Unhappy At Prospect Of Increasing Gas Tax

With the price of gas as high as it is, the idea of adding more in gas taxes doesn’t sit well with many drivers.

01/09/2012

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