The Senate has voted 27-20 to approve a gas tax and transit fare increase to pay for road, highway, bridge and mass transit projects.Read More »
With the two General Assembly chambers in a position to arrive at a deal to increase the state gas tax to pay for much-needed transportation upgrades, Maryland has the opportunity to stabilize, and then improve, its dreadfully subpar network of roads, bus service and rail lines.Read More »
The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee heard nearly three hours of testimony on Tuesday on a transportation funding bill that is seemingly steaming toward approval by the General Assembly.
Tagged with: gas tax Martin O'Malley maryland department of transportation maryland petroleum council Michael E. Busch Parris N. Glendening Senate Budget and Taxation Committee Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. TransportationRead More »
The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee will hold a public hearing Tuesday for comprehensive legislation that would raise hundreds of millions of dollars for transportation projects.Read More »
Republican members of the House of Delegates erupted in an angry verbal protest Friday afternoon after many said they weren't given the opportunity to explain their vote -- as is customary -- on sweeping legislation that would increase taxes and fees, mostly to pay for transportation projects.Read More »