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Gov. Hogan Talks About Restoration Of Highway User Revenues At MACO Conference

August 27th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

Addressing the county officials from across Maryland at the recent MACO Summer Conference in Ocean City, Governor Larry Hogan sounded a popular theme: the ongoing effort to restore highway user revenues to towns and counties.  The governor signed legislation earlier this year that will do just that. In 2009, the national economic downturn resulted in drastically decreased state support to municipalities via Highway User Revenues.  As a result municipal and county governments from Oakland to the Eastern Shore lost millions of dollars in those years after municipal revenues were slashed by more than 90 percent. MACO campaigned heavily for the return of this funding through the Highway User Restoration Bill, which was signed by Hogan on April 24 after a few minor amendments…

 

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