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Port of Baltimore

In an era of sharp, partisan infighting, Maryland’s Democratic Senator Ben Cardin has helped craft a sweeping bipartisan bill that could go a long way to deal with Maryland’s water infrastructure issues. And proponents say it may be one of the few bills that can gt through Congress in this election year.

Cardin says the bill that’s aimed at revitalizing the nation’s ailing water infrastructure is key for Maryland because it offers a blue print for how the nation deals with clean water and ports.

Rachel Baye

State officials are reapplying for a federal grant to expand Baltimore’s 121-year-old Howard Street Tunnel, which CSX Transportation uses for its freight trains, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday during a news conference at the Port of Baltimore.