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Miller Willing to Entertain Changes to “Road Kill” Bill; Says Hogan Playing Politics

February 22nd, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Senate President Mike Miller maintains that  he's open to making changes to a transportation scoring law detested by Governor Larry Hogan, but hasn't heard any ideas for a compromise from the administration. The governor is calling for the bill- which he calls “road kill”- to be repealed. Miller says the law was designed for transparency purposes as it requires transportation officials to rank projects and offer a public justification if they decide to fund a lower-ranked project over a better-scoring one. Hogan, a Republican, has said the law requires him to halt virtually every road construction project in the state. Miller told his colleagues in the Senate he'd "offered to the administration half a dozen times" to entertain changes to the law- but the governor is playing politics…

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