Maryland lawmakers continue their push for complete federal funding to rebuild the Francis Scott Key Bridge. Representative Kweisi Mfume, the democrat who represents Maryland's 7th District, is one of the main sponsors --but says the bill isn't moving as fast as he would like.

Mfume was on talk radio in Baltimore Wednesday with an update on the Bridge relief Act--proposed legislation which would federally fund 100% of the bridge rebuild, which has a price tag of just under $2 billion.

"The stand-alone bill is making its way through Congress, as anybody would tell you, that's a slow process," said Mfume.

Also considered is Mfume's push--with co-sponsor republican Representative Andy Harris, who represents Maryland's 1st District--for an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act. It's a short cut approach, according to Mfume, to ensure the funds as the stand-alone bill works its way through the House.... Read More: FOX45