Baltimore bridge funding request comes to Capitol Hill with high-profile backers

The Maryland congressional delegation said it expects to introduce bipartisan legislation to include federal funding to rebuild the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge during a joint press conference on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.

Sens. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) stood alongside the rest of the congressional delegation and with Gov. Wes Moore (D-MD) and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg at the Capitol and pledged to utilize every tool available to secure the federal resources necessary to recover and rebuild the bridge which collapsed at the end of last month. 

“The support of the federal government and the support of Congress is also going to be imperative in this,” Moore said. “I just want to say on behalf of 6.3 million people that
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