Railroad’s rusting Potomac River span facing overhaul – and maybe more

WASHINGTON – Of the eight bridges connecting the nation’s capital to northern Virginia across the Potomac River, only one is a railroad bridge. And that one stands out for its, shall we say, reddish tint. But plans are moving forward…

#InfrastructurePlan versus #InfrastructureScam: Trump’s proposed plan sparks debate online

President Donald Trump’s new infrastructure plan, unveiled earlier this week, sparks debate on social media.

Maryland lawmakers promise to fight Trump “tooth and nail” after SOTU

By JULIA LERNER, JULIA KARRON, JAROD GOLUB, ABBY WALLISCH and HANNAH YASHAROFF Capital News Service WASHINGTON – Maryland’s Democratic lawmakers pushed back against President Donald Trump’s rhetoric in his first State of the Union address, calling for action and not…

Ruppersberger Ponders Senate Race, Stresses Bipartisan Approach

There may be a U.S. Senate campaign in Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger’s future. Then again, there may not.

6% of Maryland’s Bridges Need Repairs, Report Says

Although 6 percent of Maryland’s bridges are in poor or worse condition, and while the state and it’s local governments designate a lower percentage of their highway and transportation funding for bridge repairs than most other states, officials say Maryland’s bridge program is doing well.

Infrastructure Can Be Revitalized with Public-Private Partnerships, Rep. Delaney Says

Infrastructure can be revitalized and jobs can be created when a bipartisan government works with private companies, Rep. John Delaney said Thursday at a Public-Private Partnership Symposium.

Report: Long-Term Federal Funding Needed in Passenger and Transit Rail Projects

The infrastructure of passenger and transit rail hangs in the balance without long-term federal funding, according to a report released Friday by the BlueGreen Alliance and the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC).

Md. Companies Have Billions in Assets Overseas

Bill seeks to bring corporate money held overseas back to U.S. to help fund infrastructure projects.

Economy Tops Obama Second-term Agenda

President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address Tuesday to focus on an economy that continues to struggle toward recovery and to lobby for better gun laws to stem the tide of violence that claimed two more student lives in Maryland.

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