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State Sen. Rob Garagiola says he doesn't support Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to apply Maryland's 6-percent sales tax to gasoline purchases.
If you're sitting around the kitchen table trying to figure out what's busting your budget this month, take a look at your gas receipts.
During a roundtable meeting in Annapolis, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot took a hard line against the plan, which the governor first unveiled on WTOP. O'Malley's proposal would phase in a 6 percent sales tax in addition to the gas tax over three years.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is a guest on WTOP's "Ask the Governor" program.
A new report says the easiest way to raise more money to fix crumbling roads and bridges and aging transit systems is to make drivers pay at the pump.
WTOP's Kate Ryan reports.
In an effort to raise revenues, and plug the $1 billion plus budget shortfall, one Virginia state delegate is proposing a move that hasn't been made in 26 years.
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