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AFP-Maryland: Gas Tax Hike Solidifies State's Dreadful Tax Climate

May 16, 2013

CONTACT: Nick Loffer at Nick@AFPMaryland.com // (410) 603-1836

AFP-Maryland: Gas Tax Hike Solidifies State’s Dreadful Tax Climate
O’Malley signs into law massive 80 percent gas tax hike on families and businesses.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Americans for Prosperity-Maryland, who fought the gas tax hike for the last three years, released the following statement on the signing of the 80 percent gas tax hike.
“Governor O’Malley’s 80 percent gas tax hike solidifies Maryland’s reputation as having a dreadful tax climate which we must shake,” said Americans for Prosperity Maryland’s interim State Director Nick Loffer.  “ It’s shameful that O’Malley’s is only giving his pet industries a break, like the $25 million Hollywood film tax credit, while average families and businesses suffer from his outrageous tax hikes.”
For further comment or to schedule an interview contact Nick Loffer at 410-603-1836 or at Nick@AFPMaryland.com.
Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a nationwide organization of citizen-leaders committed to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity. AFP believes reducing the size and intrusiveness of government is the best way to promote individual productivity and prosperity for all Americans.  For more information, visit www.americansforprosperity.org

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