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Hogan Points Back to Legislature for Gas Tax Issues

July 7th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Maryland's gas tax increased seven cents a gallon last Friday- just before one of the busiest travel weekends of the year- and that has  Governor Larry Hogan renewing his call for lawmakers to hold a special session of the General Assembly to provide some relief at the pumps. The 7 cent hike July 1st was  due to a 2013 law that ties the state’s gas tax to inflation. During Wednesday’s meeting of the Board of Public Works Hogan said he sees no reason why the legislature can’t convene a one day session to freeze the recent increase, or to create another tax holiday…