Before we raise the gas tax, stop raiding transportation fund

May 24, 2011

I am realistic enough to recognize that costs do go up and that you can't build and maintain our highways without sufficient revenues.

However, it is common knowledge that the "3Ms" — Martin O'Malley, Mike Busch and Mike Miller — have looted the Transportation Trust Fund to balance the state's budget.

Before we raise the gas tax, they should restore the funds that have been used to balance the budget.

Robert J. Dvorak, Arnold

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