(WASHINGTON) -- A proposal for a commuter tax is facing opposition, reports The Washington Examiner.
Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings opposes the tax, which charges those who work but do not live in D.C., because he felt the tax could instigate further taxation in the area.
Other legislators against the proposal include Rep. Steny Hoyer, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Rep. Gerry Connolly, Sen. Benjamin Cardin and Sen. Mark Warner.
Although this issue has been discussed for years, it was introduced again last month by Rep. Darrell Issa, a California Republican who chairs a House committee overseeing the city, who believes the proposal should be addressed in a hearing.
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