For the most part, our representatives in
Now, they want to double the gas tax with a built-in mechanism to raise it again in the future without even having to vote on it. I read a quote from someone in The Sun who said the new gas tax would only cost the average family $19 a year. If you buy 20 gallons of gas a week, the new increase will cost $244.40. That's a lot to my family. That's a couple of weeks worth of groceries. How come the government never does with less? People in my family have had to take pay cuts and had their hours cut. Yet the governor continues to put the squeeze on the working man.
My family used to be Democrats. The Democrats used to look out for the little guy but the past few years have opened a lot of people's eyes.
They are no longer looking out for the people's interests. I know people who have moved out of Maryland to escape the high taxes. While my family struggles, the politicians either do not care or are unaware of the consequences of their actions. Either case is inexcusable.