The price at the pump will be getting even higher if Governor Martin O’Malley has his way. He wants to raise the gas tax.
Maryland lawmakers will soon be gearing up for another legislative session, and the state’s governor says those lawmakers will need courage to consider possible tax increases.
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker says he’ll be looking at “almost everything” as an option to raise new revenue and deal with a possible budget shortfall.
Money woes. Taxpayers may want to get a grip on their wallets as the governor tackles the state’s budget deficit.
If you think you’re paying too much in taxes now, things may be about to get worse. Two O’Malley-appointed commissions are recommending a list of tax increases ranging from gas to toilets.
Proposed taxes and fees aimed at raising more than $800 million in new transportation revenue annually in Maryland headed toward the Legislature and Gov. Martin O’Malley on Tuesday, as a state commission formally approved a plan to increase the state’s gas tax by 15 cents over three years.
A gas tax increase got another airing in the General Assembly Tuesday. Members of key House committees were briefed on the makings of a jobs creation package Governor Martin O’Malley intends to win approval for next year.
Get ready for a possible jump at the pump. Governor Martin O’Malley wants to raise the gas tax. Now drivers are sounding off.
A Maryland transportation funding panel is leaning toward boosting the state’s gas tax and raising vehicle registration fees as it narrows down a list of recommendations for raising about $800 million a year in new money for transportation.
Maryland lawmakers appear to be moving closer to a gas tax increase, despite voter disapproval.
The chairman of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee says it will be very difficult to address a $1 billion budget deficit and raise substantial revenue for rising transportation needs, unless Gov. Martin O’Malley includes revenue increases in his budget proposal in January.
How would you like the idea of a tax break at the gas pump? It’s an idea being kicked around in other states.