Baltimore Business Journal on Gas Tax 2/24
MBRG comments on what it is behind the proposals to divert a small percentage of the massive new transportation revenues for emergency services.
MBRG: It's a cruel gimmick to justify what is otherwise unjustifiable. It's not about roads and bridges. It's about tax increases, peroid."
O'Malley Administration: "This was not an effort to garner support for the bill."
Daily Record "News Maker" Interview 2/23
"Any time you have the opportunity to look at spending cuts, whether you call it 'doomsday' or 'new day,' it's an opportunity to look at spending." - Kim Burns
Daily Record Profile of MBRG 2/23
"MBRG will be watching this whole issue of taxes. I hope it doesn't extend beyond the gas tax, but I've been picking up that they might extend taxes, like the services tax or other expansions of the sales tax, " -Kim Burns
Citybizlist Op Ed from MBRG 2/23
MBRG Agrees with Gov. O'Malley: Facts are Stubborn Things
Earlier this month, dueling opinion articles ran in The Wall Street Journal about Governor
O'Malley's record.Citybizlist Baltimore posted an article today from Maryland Business for
Responsive Government that examines the facts. Excerpt below, with a link to the full article.Governor O'Malley: "We have delivered these results with a balanced approach of record cuts, investment, and-yes-balanced revenues..".MBRG: The Governor and the legislature have enacted $2.1 billion in 17 new taxes and fees since 2007.