Md. House Votes 138-1 to End State-Mandated Stormwater FeesState-mandated stormwater fees would end under a bill that cleared the Maryland House of Delegates.
Md. Senate Votes To End State-Mandated Stormwater FeesThe Maryland Senate voted unanimously Friday to end state-mandated stormwater management fees, a priority of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.
Rain Tax Hearing Gets Stormy In AnnapolisWhat 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."
Maryland Senate President Introduces Stormwater Fee ChangesMaryland's Senate president has proposed some changes to the state's stormwater management fees.
Md. Threatens Carroll Co. With $10,000 A Day Fine Over 'Rain Tax' DisputeThe 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.
Hagerstown Won't Charge Stormwater FeeThe city of Hagerstown will not charge property owners a fee to help pay for a state-mandated stormwater remediation effort, but it is unclear how the city will contribute to the effort.
Baltimore City Hearing On Plastic, Paper Bag Fee CanceledThe Baltimore City Council Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Committee is hearing the pros and cons of a fee on plastic and paper bags.
Anne Arundel County Council Modifies Stormwater FeesThe Anne Arundel County property owners are getting a break on a new stormwater fee.
Anne Arundel Council Overrides Executive's 'Rain Tax' Veto The Anne Arundel County Council has voted to override the county executive's veto of a stormwater remediation fee and will now consider emergency legislation to modify the fee.
Anne Arundel Executive Vetoes Stormwater FeeAnne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has vetoed a stormwater remediation fee, asking the county council to consider phasing-in fees for some property owners.
Fee Increases Debated For Hagerstown AirportOfficials in western Maryland plan to discuss this week raising user fees at the Hagerstown Regional Airport.
Boost In Md. Hunting License Fee Proposed AgainA bill to boost Maryland hunting license fees is returning to the General Assembly.
BGE Customers Outraged About Fee Charged To Recover Utility's LossesThere's frustration and outright anger at BGE. It's all over a small fee charged to all customers, even to those who lost power for days during that powerful storm that tore through the state.
Montgomery County Council Passes Ambulance FeeThe Montgomery County Council has approved a countywide ambulance fee, reviving a law that was struck down by referendum.
Md. House Passes Fee On Companies Wanting To DrillThe Maryland House of Delegates has approved charging a $15 fee per acre on energy companies seeking to drill in Marcellus Shale to pay for studies on best practices of natural gas extraction.