Representatives of business and labor groups urged Maryland lawmakers Friday to fall in line behind Gov.
At a morning news conference in Lawyers Mall outside the State House, Greater Baltimore Committeee president
"Without adequate revenue, these projects will never come together," he said.
Fry was joined at the news conference by Jim Dinegar, president of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, who said the money is important to the
Jim Russ, representing the Maryland Transportation Building and Materials Association, said the lack of money in the Transportation Trust Fund has hit the highway building industry hard. He said some companies have had to lay off half their work forces because of a drought of large projects.