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Garagiola Says He Opposes Adding Sales Tax To Gasoline

February 23rd, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Even though he has proposed increasing the state's gasoline tax in the past, Maryland’s Senate Majority Leader Rob Garagiola says he opposes the sales tax on gasoline proposed by Governor Martin O'Malley.  The Democrat from Montgomery County says the plan to phase in the 6% sales tax over three years could add up to 24-cents to the price of  gallon of gasoline and that is too costly for motorists. Garagiola says he still favors increasing the per-gallon gasoline tax which at 23.5-cents-a-gallon has not been raised since 1992…

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