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Author Archives: Christopher Summers

Christopher Summers: Put the brakes on gas tax special session

With talk of a special legislative session to increase Maryland’s gas tax, one could be forgiven for having an unwelcome sense of déjà vu. If the rationale from special session advocates sounds eerily familiar I suggest you Google the phrase, ...

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Christopher Summers: We need to put the brakes on the O’Malley gas tax

There’s a coordinated push by Gov. Martin O’Malley to raise Maryland’s gasoline tax by applying the state’s sales tax of 6 percent to fuel purchases. That means that, at current gas prices, the state tax would rise from 23.5 cents ...

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