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Md. transportation secretary defends $3.3B in proposed cuts amid lawmakers’ pushback

December 7, 2023

While Maryland Transportation Secretary Paul Wiedefeld said Tuesday that the state’s plan to tackle a projected shortfall of $3.3 billion over six years doesn’t favor certain parts of the state, an influential state senator from Baltimore contended that proposed cuts would undermine the city’s economy for years. Lawmakers on Monday, including several who play key roles in shaping transportation policy, were also hesitant to accept the proposal.

Article Source: The Daily Record

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