Western Maryland to share in more than eight billion dollars
Washington DC, – (MO) Western Maryland will have a share in over $8 billion that is currently being earmarked for Maryland by the federal government.
Congressman David Trone and Senator Chris Van Hollen met virtually with the Western Maryland Delegation to the General Assembly on Thursday. The meeting highlighted the latest federal dollars meant to help Western Maryland workers, families, and small businesses.
The money is being allocated to Maryland as part of the Infrastructure Modernization Bill, American Rescue Plan, Inflation Reduction Act, and State Opioid Response Grants. The investments are going to local governments to refurbish roads, enhance broadband internet access, and combat the opioid crisis. Some of the money will go directly to Maryland consumers who make purchases that enhance their homes energy efficiency.