June 24, 2022
Renewed push for state gas tax holiday extension days before next hike

Pastor Rodney Hudson of Baltimore’s United Methodist Church has seen the effects of higher gas prices first hand as community members have been asking for assistance and support from the church.

“People are suffering and more people are being placed in homeless situations,” Hudson said.

Beyond gas tax relief, the state government should cut 475,000 emergency survival checks of $2,000 each for low-income residents, Franchot said. The goal would be to help vulnerable groups like seniors with fixed incomes, essential employees and low wage workers with gas, rent, and groceries.

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