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Climate alarmists seizing their day

The Washington Times 05 Jul 2022
Climate alarmists took over the highways of Maryland in ...

Pennsylvania class of 2023 offensive tackle names Syracuse as one of top 6 schools

The Post-Standard 05 Jul 2022
Updated. Jul. 05, 2022, 10.11 a.m. Published. Jul. 05, 2022, 10.02 a.m. Northeast OL Naquil Betrand poses with Colorado coach Karl Dorrell during his visit to the school ... (Photo courtesy of Bubba Kemp). By Emily Leiker ... Syracuse did not receive any commitments over the holiday weekend after Florida offensive tackle Deandre Duffus committed to Maryland.

Hunter Biden, son join president on WH balcony for 4th of July fireworks

New York Post 05 Jul 2022
Hunter Biden and his 2-year-old son Beau — named after Hunter’s older brother who died of brain cancer in 2015 — took in the show after returning to the White House earlier Monday from Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland where they spent much of the holiday weekend.

New gas tax hits drivers in Maryland, Virginia

Wtop 01 Jul 2022
In Maryland, where lawmakers this past spring approved a 30-day gas tax holiday, Comptroller Peter Franchot, who’s running for the Democratic nomination for governor, called on the General Assembly to delay the seven-cent increase and for another gas tax holiday. Maryland’s Republican Gov.

Maryland Natural Resources Police emphasize boater safety before holiday weekend

The Star Democrat 01 Jul 2022
SANDY POINT — Maryland Natural Resources Police held a news conference at Sandy Point State Park to encourage boaters, swimmers and all waterway users to take proper precautions ... Lauren Moses, public information officer for Maryland Natural Resources Police said extra caution will be necessary during the upcoming holiday weekend.

Staffing shortages, supply chain issues impact local July 4th events

Wtop 30 Jun 2022
The city is still holding its Independence Day Parade on the holiday itself at 10 a.m ... Montgomery County, Maryland,�faced a similar problem after being notified in late May that its fireworks contractor was dealing with significant staffing shortages.

As Virginians hit the road for holiday, state gas taxes to rise Friday

The Roanoke Times 30 Jun 2022
As Virginians prepare to hit the road for the July Fourth holiday weekend, state gas taxes are going up, along with a fee to replenish a fund for cleaning up leaking underground petroleum storage tanks ... (Maryland also instituted a one-month gas tax holiday this year.) But he contends that Maryland’s roads are better maintained than Virginia’s.

Gas Price’s Impact On Tourism On Many Area Minds; Modest Hopes For Solid Holiday Weekend

The Ocean City Dispatch 29 Jun 2022
In March, the state implemented a gas tax holiday to give Marylanders some relief from rising prices at the pump, but that holiday has expired, and the cost of gas has crept back up incrementally in the months that followed ... Larry Hogan pointed to the gas tax holiday Maryland ...

Test your knowledge about Independence Day

Victoria Advocate 29 Jun 2022
1. What year was the first “Independence Day?”. a. 1776. b. 1774. c. 1876. d. 1492. 2. Who approved the Declaration of Independence?. a. All the people. b. Continental Congress. c. Thomas Jefferson. d. George Washington. 3 ... a. New Hampshire ... What was the first state to make July 4 an official state holiday? ... Maryland ... When did July 4th become a federal holiday? ... ....

Your guide to 2022 Fourth of July celebrations in the Baltimore area

Denver Post 29 Jun 2022
The light rail, which includes a stop at Camden Yards, will be operating for one hour after the fireworks display, according to a news release from the Maryland Transit Administration. CityLink and LocalLink buses, as well as the metro, will be operating on the Sunday and holiday schedule.

Democratic, Republican lawmakers in Md. call for new gas tax holiday

Wtop 28 Jun 2022
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot calls for a gas tax holiday ... As gas prices remain high in the area, Maryland lawmakers from both parties made separate calls on Monday to bring back the state’s gas tax holiday ... Szeliga said the holiday would cost the state about $1 ...

Meet the Democratic candidates for Maryland governor: Peter Franchot

Wtop 27 Jun 2022
This interview is part of a series of interviews with the Democratic and Republican candidates for Maryland governor in 2022 ... The Maryland primary is July 19. Peter Franchot (Courtesy Franchot Anderson-Walker for Maryland) ... Peter Franchot, Maryland comptroller ... See interviews with all the Maryland governor candidates.

Meet the Republican candidates for Maryland governor: Dan Cox

Wtop 27 Jun 2022
This interview is part of a series of interviews with the Democratic and Republican candidates for Maryland governor in 2022 ... The Maryland primary is July 19 ... Maryland State Del ... And that’s what parents want in Maryland ... But yet … the 30 days ended on Easter holiday — so talk about hurting the pocketbook, hurting the purse of many Marylanders.

Beware politicians offering gasoline tax breaks | COMMENTARY

Baltimore Sun 27 Jun 2022
But if Maryland holds a special legislative session ...

The biggest myths about gas prices

Vox 27 Jun 2022
But the proposal for a gas tax holiday already looks to be dead ... An analysis of the three states that passed gas tax holidays in March — Maryland, Georgia, and Connecticut — found that consumers benefited briefly, even though the savings from the tax decrease were not entirely passed along to the consumer.

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