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August 12, 2013 | Staff Writer

Gas Price Down From Summer Peak

According to the AAA Mid-Atlantic, retail gas prices are falling across the nation, even in Maryland. After reaching a summer high of $3.70 a gallon on July 23, Maryland’s average cost per gallon has dropped nine cents to $3.61 as of August 9. This price is 15 cents higher than on July 1 when Maryland’s […]

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June 30, 2013 | Sonya Burke

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Gas Tax Goes Up July 1 in Maryland

For the first time in two decades, and just in time for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the gas tax in Maryland will increase by 3.5 cents on July 1. Before hitting the road this week, motorists should also note that many toll rates are also going up. Here’s a rundown of the new […]

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June 29, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Same-Sex Marriage and AT&T National (Video Roundup)

The Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage, safety and transportation lead in nightlife discussion, Maryland fuel tax increase and tips to beat the heat at AT&T National. Trending stories in video this week: The Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage on June 26 gained reaction from across the nation. Here is what Montgomery County residents had to […]

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March 28, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Floreen Supports Transportation Bill (Video)

Montgomery County Council member Nancy Floreen comments on the transportation bill before the Maryland General Assembly. The bill includes raising the gas tax to replenish the state’s Transportation Fund. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

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A Preview (Video)

“21 This Week” host Casey Aiken previews this week’s show. Aiken and the panelists will discuss state influence over local spending, news reports indicating President Barack Obama will nominate Tom Perez for Secretary of Labor and Governor Martin O’Malley and the  proposed gas tax. Take a look. “21 This Week” airs on Sundays at 11 […]

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March 12, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Do We Need a Gas Tax? (Video)

“21 This Week” host Casey Aiken and his guests debate the need for a gas tax. All agree transportation is an issue that needs to be addressed in region. Political consultant Steve Kreseski stresses the need for state commitment and funding for roads and transportation. He feels the gas tax is a regressive tax. Take […]

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March 4, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Governor Unveils Transportation Plan, Leggett Reaction

Governor Martin O’Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. and House Speaker Michael E. Busch unveiled a joint innovative, multi-faceted plan to increase investment in the State’s transportation system, relieve congestion, and create jobs on March 4. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett was in Annapolis for the announcement and released a statement the following […]

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February 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Gas Tax (Video)

On Jan. 28, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Council President Nancy Navarro issued a joint statement about a new transportation proposal in Annapolis. In this video clip, Navarro explains why finding new transportation funding is so important to Montgomery County. Here’s a look at the entire joint statement issued by Leggett and Navarro: “We […]

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January 18, 2013 | Staff Writer

Navarro’s First Press Conference (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro held her first press conference of the new year on Jan. 14.  MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can watch the press conference in its entirety here and see some more photos below:

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October 12, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Berliner on Gas Tax (Video)

Here’s how Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner responds when a reporter asks him if he is supporting the idea of a Montgomery County gas tax to fund transportation projects at his October 8 press conference:

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