A recent Maryland governor proposed slapping a $50 surcharge on traffic fines and using the extra money to pay transportation projects? Which one was it?
a.) William Donald Schaefer
b.) Parris N. Glendening
d.) Martin O’Malley
Answer: c.) Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. proposed raising $40 million for the transportation trust fund in 2004 by adding a $50 surcharge to traffic ticket convictions for some moving violations. He proposed raising another $11 million with a $200 surcharge foor those found guilty of drunken driving. The ideas died in a General Assembly committee.