ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s governor has offered to give an extra $500 million to help fund the D.C. region’s public transportation system if Virginia, Washington and the federal government do the same.
Larry Hogan, a Republican, made the proposal in a letter sent Monday to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Warm Temperatures May Help Create A Severe Storm
The Washington Post reports Hogan’s plan reverses his position last month, when he said Maryland wouldn’t give Metro more money than what it already contributes. He says Maryland contributes more than its fair share to the transit agency.READ MORE: Early Voting Wins Preakness Stakes Amid Record Temperatures
But in Monday’s letter, Hogan says the needs of Metro are immediate and overwhelming.Ravens' Football Clinic Helps Children Improve Sports Skills
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