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Mitt Romney
End 'rain tax' ridicule rap, repeal and replace law
End 'rain tax' ridicule rap, repeal and replace law

I don't know about anyone else around here, but I am sick of hearing about the "rain tax," which is the clever shorthand the snarkosphere came up with three years ago to describe something that takes a lot more than two words to explain. It's actually a stormwater management fee. Maryland property owners in Baltimore and nine counties are supposed to pay the fee to finance public projects to arrest some of the filthy stormwater that runs across our oil-splattered parking lots and chemically fertilized lawns, down our streets and driveways, into drainage systems and, eventually into the Chesapeake Bay. Stormwater is a serious source of pollution, and the Environmental...