A major rewrite of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s road funding overhaul won Senate passage without debate Wednesday.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he’s willing to compromise on a key detail of his $3 billion transportation package to get it through the state Senate.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is taking his sales pitch to change how Virginia pays for transportation projects to some of the state’s most congested areas.
A gas tax increase is among the ideas Maryland’s Senate president is floating to raise badly needed money for transportation.
Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed a five-year, $3.1 billion transportation funding package Tuesday that would include replacing the state gasoline tax with a sales tax increase of less than a penny on the dollar.
Governor Martin O’Malley says Maryland’s infrastructure needs to be repaired, after a list was released by a national survey organization, which contained 40 points of interest. The governor may even be willing to raise taxes to make this initiative happen, only this time it wouldn’t be through gas.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley warned that failing to enact his gas tax proposal could mean added costs to the state and more traffic congestion.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller sounded doubtful Tuesday about the prospects for a gas tax increase.
Rising gas prices and the need to tackle a tough state budget are creating mounting challenges for Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gas tax proposal.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says a gasoline sales tax proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley would be detrimental to families and businesses.