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City lawmakers hope to avert transportation cuts; one proposes ‘itty bit of a fee or tax’

December 14, 2023

A state delegate from Baltimore is proposing an increase in the state sales tax that could be dedicated to paying for transit. Del. Robbyn Lewis (D-Baltimore) floated the increase during a meeting Tuesday with Baltimore-based Transit Choices. Lewis, the only “car-free” lawmaker in the General Assembly, said she has had discussions with at least one other lawmaker about “whether we could raise revenue for transit through a statewide ballot initiative.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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