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April 09, 2024

Maryland congressional delegation to launch bipartisan push for funds to rebuild bridge

Credit: Maryland Matters

Maryland’s congressional delegation plans to introduce legislation in the coming days that would require the federal government to cover the costs of rebuilding Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge, though lawmakers didn’t have a price tag to cite during a Tuesday press conference — or a firm commitment from GOP leaders in the U.S. House to move the bill through that chamber.

Maryland Democratic Rep. Steny Hoyer noted during the press conference the state has four members on the House Appropriations Committee, including himself, Harris, Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger and Rep. David Trone.

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