Maryland’s top judge lobbied legislators Thursday to impose a 20 to 25 percent surcharge on filing fees for civil cases, raising the cost by as much as $30.Read More »
Auto registration surcharge floated
Maryland motorists could see their vehicle registrations go up as much as $40 every two years in the name of local transportation needs.
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Western Md. gas supplier seeks surcharge
HAGERSTOWN — Columbia Gas of Maryland is seeking to add a surcharge of $1.92 a month to the bills of residential customers in Washington, Allegany and Garrett counties starting Feb. 1. The Herald-Mail reported Sunday that the company has asked ...
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Filing fee surcharge heads to governor’s desk
The Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed and sent to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s desk a bill to extend a filing-fee surcharge that helps fund legal services for low-income Marylanders.
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Senate advances filing-fee surcharge for legal services
Legislation to provide funds to the financially strapped providers of legal services to low-income Marylanders continued a steady advance in the Senate on Tuesday.
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City Council lifts 50-cent cap on ticket surcharges
Licensed ticketing agencies can charge unlimited ticket fees for Baltimore events for the next six months, according to new legislation passed by the city council Monday.
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Panel recommends monthly ‘tracker’ charge
Marylanders could be asked to fork over extra money to utility companies to accelerate improvements to the electrical distribution system, according to a report released Wednesday.
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Metro riders with paper fare cards to see big hike
WASHINGTON — When Metro raises its fares in July, riders who use paper fare cards will see big changes. Using a paper card will cost riders an extra $1 for each trip. Metro is raising the surcharge for paper fare ...
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