From the mountains, to the oceans (and the bay)

Western Maryland lawmakers gathered in Annapolis today to push for a third commemorative license plate. The Mountain Maryland tag would join the current tags supporting the Chesapeake Bay and Maryland farming. This is the bill's third year -- and this year it has a twist: the current legislation dedicates the tag fee to the Chesapeake Bay Trust and a similar organization that promotes agricultural interests.

Today's Cumberland Times-News article puts it in perspective, "...by dedicating Mountain revenue to the Bay, the plate would promote the educational mission of the Bay Trust, reminding Western Marylanders that we all have a role to play in protecting this vital estuary."

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