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Hogan praised for retaining Purple Line funding

Hogan praised for retaining Purple Line funding

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan was only sworn into office on Wednesday, but he is already busy at work. Reports Thursday show Hogan has retained state funding for the Purple Line in his first state budget, Montgomery Community Media reports. The 16-mile route of the proposed light-rail Purple Line between Bethesda and New Carrollton received approval in March 2014 for state authorities to begin condemning property needed.
Coalition for Smarter Growth Director praises Hogan for keeping Purple Line on track

Coalition for Smarter Growth Director praises Hogan for keeping Purple Line on track

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Reports today indicate that Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has initially retained state funding for the long-planned for Purple Line in his first state budget. Based on those reports, Coalition for Smarter Growth Executive Director Stewart Schwartz applauded the decision in the following statement:
Purple Line funding in Hogan’s budget, for now

Purple Line funding in Hogan’s budget, for now

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Gov. Larry Hogan kept state funding for the Purple Line in a budget proposal he released Thursday, but said that could change. According to reports, Hogan said he was still deciding whether to move forward with the 16-mile light rail and the related Red Line light rail project in Baltimore.
STATEMENT: Praise to Governor Hogan for keeping jobs-creating Purple Line on track

STATEMENT: Praise to Governor Hogan for keeping jobs-creating Purple Line on track

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MARYLAND -- Reports today indicate that Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has initially retained state funding for the long-planned for Purple Line in his first state budget. Based on those reports, Coalition for Smarter Growth Executive Director Stewart Schwartz applauded the decision in the following statement: “We were pleased to see that both Purple Line and Red Line funding remaining in Governor Hogan’s first Maryland budget. The Purple Line is a good deal for Maryland, good for jobs, good for the economy and good for commuters.
Hogan Praised for Retaining Purple Line Funding

Hogan Praised for Retaining Purple Line Funding

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Coalition for Smarter Growth praises funding for the commuter line in Montgomery and PG counties; the Town of Chevy Chase has questions.