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Va. Senate OKs Reworked Road Funding Overhaul

A major rewrite of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s road funding overhaul won Senate passage without debate Wednesday.


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McDonnell Willing to Compromise on Va. Gas Tax

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.


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Va. Gov. McDonnell to Tout Transportation Proposal

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.


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Md. Senate President Pitches Transportation Funding Proposal

A gas tax increase is among the ideas Maryland’s Senate president is floating to raise badly needed money for transportation.


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Va. Governor Proposes Replacing Gas Tax

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.


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Top 10 Maryland Road Repairs Needed, O’Malley Considering Tax Hike To Pay For It

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.


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O’Malley’s Official Gas Tax Pitch Gets Cold Reception From Lawmakers

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.


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Maryland Lawmakers Say High Gas Prices Make Gas Tax A Tough Sell

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller sounded doubtful Tuesday about the prospects for a gas tax increase.


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Proposed Gas Tax Hike Gets Cold Reception In Maryland

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.


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Maryland Official: Proposed Gas Tax Hike Will Hurt Families And Business

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says a gasoline sales tax proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley would be detrimental to families and businesses.