FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A state senator from Frederick County is pulling his proposal for a toll on U.S. Route 15 because he says county leaders are cool to the idea.

Sen. Ron Young had suggested putting a toll near the Pennsylvania border to extract some revenue from drivers who don’t pay Maryland taxes but use the state’s roads.

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Young, a Democrat, believes a well-placed toll could help the highway pay for its own upgrades.

But he tells The Frederick News-Post that “no one showed any interest in it” during a recent meeting between county commissioners and the Frederick County delegation.

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Young says he’s willing to change the bill to appeal to fellow lawmakers.

He says without new revenues, road projects like the widening of Route 15 will never happen.

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