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Bill could set D.C. gas tax at 9th highest in nation

D.C. councilman Jim Graham has introduced a bill that would raise the city's gas tax by 10 cents in order to fund Metro's daily costs.

Tags: Jim Graham , Metro , budget

Wednesday - 04/21/2010, 06:58am EDT

Miller: Md. gas tax hike unlikely this year

Maryland State Senate President Mike Miller says it's unlikely that a gas tax increase will pass, despite the state's need for more transportation funding.

Tags: Mike Miller , Maryland Senate , Maryland General Assembly , NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt

Saturday - 05/14/2011, 03:55pm EDT

Md. Gov. O'Malley considers raising taxes

Hours before he presented his new budget proposals for next year, the Maryland governor told WTOP on Friday he is open to raising taxes on some common amenities.

Tags: Martin O'Malley , alcohol tax , Parris Glendening , Marvin Mandel

Friday - 01/21/2011, 01:45pm EST

Two governors: Two approaches to gas, alcohol taxes

As the Maryland legislature looks to every corner of the state budget for some leeway on the imposing deficit, two former governors offer their own, differing directions to get to fiscal solvency.

Tags: Parris Glendening , Marvin Mandel , alcohol tax , Maryland House of Delegates , Maryland Senate , governor , Maryland Governor , tax

Friday - 01/14/2011, 01:30pm EST

Bumpy road ahead for Va. transportation funding

A number of Virginia lawmakers discussed proposed solutions at a transportation forum in Herndon on Thursday, but admitted there is little consensus on any of them.

Tags: Virginia General Assembly , Dick Saslaw , Vivian Watts , Northern Virginia , ABC stores , Virginia Department of Transportation , Tom Rust , Bob McDonnell , Virginia roads , transportation funds , Virginia transportation , Hank Silverberg

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 03:59pm EST

Is it time for a higher gas tax?

The region lags behind the national average for gas taxes. Some say it may be time to start paying more at the pump. What are your thoughts?

Tags: Adam Tuss , Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments , National Capital Region Transportation Planning Bo

Thursday - 10/21/2010, 08:44am EDT