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states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous.
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.
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.”
The Frederick County Commissioners are reviving an attempt to make English the county’s official language.
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to shift part of the expense of teacher pensions to Maryland counties prompted lawmakers on Friday to question whether the added cost should be factored into a state law that requires counties to maintain a certain amount of spending on schools.
An ethics panel will be developing a proposal for putting financial disclosure forms for Maryland lawmakers on the Internet.
Governor Martin O’Malley rolls out a budget with a price tag for Maryland families and local governments.
Maryland’s slot machine commission voted 6-0 on Friday to reject a proposal to bring slot machines to western Maryland’s Rocky Gap State Park.
Maryland’s two U.S. senators are asking federal regulators to pay close attention to residents’ concerns about a proposed natural-gas compressor station near Myersville.
The mayor’s proposal to increase the bottle tax to pay for school construction had tempers flaring at the city council Monday night.
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 proposal headed to the General Assembly could save your children and their families a lot of hardship in the future.