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MCGOP on the Issues that Matter…
on Energy

  • GASOLINE TAX INCREASES – WILL DOUBLE COSTING OVER 45 CENTS AT THE PUMP WHILE GASOLINE PRICES REMAIN AT RECORD HIGHS.
  • NATURAL GAS DRILLING MORITORIUM – HUGE RESERVES OF NATURAL GAS SIT IDLE IN WESTERN MARYLAND, STALLING JOB OPPORTUNITIES, LOWER STATE-WIDE ENERGY PRICES AND A NEW SENSIBLE TAX SOURCE.
  • WIND ENERGY UTILITY CHARGE – A COSTLY, UNRELIABLE SOURCE OF ENERGY, RAISING HOME AND BUSINESS ELECTRIC BILLS, WHILE DEVASTATING BIRD POPULATIONS.   
  • COUNTY TEMPORARY ELECTRICITY SURCHARGE – ANYTHING BUT! 

Additional Resources

  • Energy – From Competitive Enterprise Institute
  • Energy Policy – From The Heritage Foundation
  • Energy – From The Cato Institute