The Maryland Public Policy Institute
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Increasing the gas tax and other motorist-related fees should be the last-resort policy option that the Maryland legislature should consider. Absent any meaningful reforms to the system, or the application of innovative policies proven in other states, an increase in taxes will simply waste more money on existing spending options that have failed to address worsening congestion. The burden of the increase in the fuel tax will also fall disproportionately more on moderate to lower-income households.
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