Baltimore bridge collapse latest crisis pushing Wes Moore to pressure Maryland lawmakers

With Gov. Wes Moore (D-MD) cutting $3.3 billion worth in infrastructure projects last year due to inflation, and now dealing with a state assembly that is struggling to pass a balanced budget, covering the costs of rebuilding the Francis Scott Key Bridge and reestablishing shipping at the port is just another problem for him. 

While President Joe Biden said that the federal government would pay for the rebuilding of the bridge, the measure must first be approved by Congress, leaving everything up in the air. 

“There’s so much uncertainty ahead of us,” state Senate Budget and Taxation Committee Chairman Guy Guzzone told the Washington Post. “We need to be carefully looking at all these things before we go to the residents of Maryland.”

Moore issued an executive order giving lawmakers an extra 10 days
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