ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland may soon be getting a new state song.
A spokesperson says Gov. Larry Hogan plans on signing a bill nixing the song.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: A Brief Thaw Wednesday Before Snow Moves In
Earlier this year, state lawmakers successfully voted to repeal “Maryland, My Maryland,” after decades of failed attempts.READ MORE: Ovechkin Scores 27th Goal, Capitals Beat Jets In Overtime
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The bill has been awaiting the governor’s signature since march.