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Francis Scott Key Bridge

‘Tragedy knows no partisanship,’ says U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, the lone Republican in the state’s congressional delegation.

Bill would provide wage replacement to affected workers and incentivize businesses to remain at the Port of Baltimore.

The $1.2 billion tax, fee and gaming package from the House remains the sticking point for senators. And it isn’t clear when the budget conference committee will meet again.

Proposal to protect income of workers is introduced as governor eyes scholarships for families of transportation workers who die on the job.

Bill would allow the governor to extend a state of emergency to replace critical infrastructure while limiting some broader powers. Feds deliver $60 million in initial aid to state.

Lawmakers representing the port are drafting emergency wage replacement legislation in the final days of the 2024 session.