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In Annapolis, Kittleman backs Hogan proposal to repeal 'rain tax'
In Annapolis, Kittleman backs Hogan proposal to repeal 'rain tax'

Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman was in Annapolis this week to testify in support of repealing Maryland’s controversial stormwater remediation fee -- dubbed the “rain tax” by its critics. Kittleman made his case in front of the House's Environment and Transportation Committee, which is weighing a bill that would eliminate Maryland's requirement that the state’s 10 largest jurisdictions, including Howard County, pay a fee to fund stormwater management improvements mandated by the federal government in an effort to improve the Chesapeake Bay's water quality. If passed, the bill, proposed by Gov. Larry Hogan, would fulfill a campaign promise for...

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