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Biden Highlights $10 Million Grant for Port of Balitmore

September 10th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

Vice President Joe Biden highlighted a $10 million federal grant Monday for improvements at the Port of Baltimore as part of a larger push to help modernize the nation’s maritime infrastructure. The $10 million grant will be used to increase cargo handling and provide rail access at the port’s Fairfield Marine Terminal, according to state officials. The Maryland Department of Transportation is providing another $19 million for the upgrades. The terminal is used primarily for shipping automobiles and farm and construction machinery — categories for which the Port of Baltimore ranks first among U.S. ports.  VP Biden said that this action will translate into jobs- more importantly he says- good paying middle class jobs…

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