Maryland State Comptroller Calls For Tax Holiday To Offset High Gas PricesMaryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot is among those calling on state and national leaders to temporarily suspend gas taxes.
Drivers Don't See Full Benefit From State Gas Tax HolidaysConsumers don't receive the full benefit of gas tax holidays, according to a recent analysis by the nonpartisan Penn Wharton Budget Model, which looked at suspensions in three states through mid-May.
Rising Cost Of Gas Puts Economic Pressure On MarylandersThe national average for a gallon of regular gas rose above the $5 mark for the first time in history.
Ferguson And Jones Downplay Possibility Of Special Session For Gas Tax, Blame Oil Companies"The problem is not the marginal impact of $0.06 inflation adjustment to the wholesale gas tax," they said. "The problem is big oil companies exploiting global uncertainty to drive the price of gas to more than $4 a gallon."
Franchot Calls For Special Session To Halt Maryland Gas Tax Hike, Implement 4-Month Gas Tax HolidayMaryland's gas tax is scheduled to increase by 18% on July 1, with increases in the state's tax on fuel indexed to inflation.
Franchot Again Calls For Extending Gas Tax Holiday To 90 DaysLabeling the current schedule "overly conservative," Comptroller Peter Franchot on Wednesday renewed his call for extending the gas tax holiday in Maryland to 90 days, saying the state can afford to provide more relief at the pump.
Gov. Hogan Signs 30-Day Gas Tax Holiday Into LawGov. Larry Hogan signed a 30-day gas tax holiday into law, suspending the state's collection of $0.36 per gallon amid surging prices fueled, in part, by the ongoing war in Ukraine.
Maryland Gas Tax Suspension Bill Headed To Gov. Hogan's DeskA measure to suspend Maryland's gas tax for 30 days is headed to Gov. Larry Hogan for his signature.
Maryland Lawmakers Fast-Track Bill To Halt Collection Of Gas TaxSome much-needed relief could soon be on the way for Marylanders facing skyrocketing prices at the pump.
Some States Want To Give Drivers A Gas Tax Holiday. But That Might Not Be A Wise Move.Though most state budgets are healthy at the moment, that can turn quickly -- particularly as the conflict in Ukraine and high inflation drag on.
Maryland Legislators Eye Gas Tax Holiday As Prices At The Pump SkyrocketAn increasing number of governors and state lawmakers across the United States are calling for the suspension of gas taxes.