Marylanders say they are feeling the pinch of inflation

The Consumer Price Index, which is a common measure of inflation, climbed 6.2% in October compared to last year – the largest yearly increase in more than 30 years.

Elementary Schoolers Learn About Gas Leaks

Elementary schoolers learned about gas safety from Marvel comic books.

‘Smart’ Meters Energize a Controversy in Maryland

Utilities, Activists Disagree on Digital Meters’ Benefits

Public Hopes to Influence Cove Point Verdict

On deadline day for public comments, an environmental group will deliver 35,000 comments about the proposed liquefied natural gas facility to the Maryland Public Service Commmission.

Small Businesses Say They will be Hurt by Maryland Gas Tax Increases

Business owners say they will be hurt by Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gas tax, which passed the Senate Friday.

Gas Tax Changes in Maryland and Virginia Could Affect Where Commuters Buy their Gas

A gas tax repeal in Virginia or an increase in Maryland could make Maryland to Virginia commuters fill up near work, instead of near home.

Fracking Provides New Sources of Energy, but Concerns Environmentalists

Environmental effects versus economic gain: Is fracking a good investment for Maryland?

O’Malley Still Pushing For Transportation Funding

Gov. Martin O’Malley continues to push for ways to raise much-needed revenue for transportation infrastructure projects. On Wednesday, O’Malley again suggested that adding a penny to the general state sales tax could be a more viable solution than the 6 percent gas tax.

Gov. O’Malley Says Gas Tax Would Address Safety, Congestion Concerns

Gov. Martin O’Malley defended his proposed six percent sales tax on gasoline before House and Senate committees Wednesday, saying Maryland needs to address crumbling transportation infrastructure and crippling traffic congestion.

Maryland Motorists Fear Gas Tax Increase

Motorists across Maryland were not receptive to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s (D-Md.) Monday statement that he would be open to a 15-cent gas tax increase.