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Franchot Calls for Special Session for Renewed Gas Tax Holiday

June 15th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Comptroller and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Peter Franchot again this week called for the Maryland General Assembly to meet in a special session to pass a 90-day gas tax holiday. Previous efforts to temporarily lower fuel prices in the state have been rebuffed by legislative leaders. Earlier this year, the General Assembly and Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, carried out a 30-day holiday, but it was not extended. Hogan has been supportive of the idea of a tax holiday and Franchot believes he should exercise his authority and force the issue…