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Shade calls lawmakers Tone Deaf on Gas Tax issue

June 21st, 2022 by WCBC Radio

President Joe Biden said Monday that he’s considering a federal holiday on the gasoline tax, possibly saving Americans as much as 18.4 cents a gallon. Such a move would be welcome relief for Marylanders who are facing an automatic gas tax hike come July 1st. Despite calls for a special session to stop the gas tax hike or to consider a gas tax holiday- legislative leaders seemingly are content in accepting the status quo at this point.  Allegany County Commissioner Jake Shade, a candidate for state senate, says it is irresponsible and tone death for lawmakers to ignore the situation…