The Maryland Senate voted unanimously Friday to end state-mandated stormwater management fees, a priority of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.
A bill to end mandatory stormwater management fees is moving through the Maryland Senate.
Gov. Larry Hogan says he is confident Maryland’s mandated “rain tax” will soon be dried up, even though a Senate committee on Tuesday rejected his bill to repeal stormwater management fees.
A House committee has voted against Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal to repeal stormwater management fees.
What to do about the rain? Lawmakers in Annapolis are debating whether the state should continue to collect that controversial stormwater fee, known as the “rain tax.”
The state of Maryland wouldn’t impose mandatory fees to clean pollution out of stormwater under a new bill offered Wednesday in the Maryland Senate, but local officials would still have to prove they could pay to meet federal requirements.
Maryland’s Senate president has proposed some changes to the state’s stormwater management fees.
A man who managed a company hired to clean the National Mall storm water sewer system and pleaded guilty to dumping debris and wastewater into the Potomac River has been sentenced to 10 months in prison.
It doesn’t have to be big to make a difference, but it can take money.
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.
A Maryland environmental official is starting a tour around the state to talk about efforts to reduce pollution from stormwater runoff.
The Maryland attorney general’s office is threatening to fine Carroll County up to $10,000 a day for failing to implement a fee on property owners to fight stormwater pollution draining into the Chesapeake Bay.