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Senate panel approves Rahn nomination
Senate panel approves Rahn nomination

A Senate committee unanimously recommended the confirmation of Gov. Larry Hogan's choice to be transportation secretary Monday night after bringing him back for a second round of questioning. The vote came after Pete Rahn, a former top transportation official in New Mexico and Missouri, told the Senate Executive Nominations Committee that he is looking for ways to reduce the cost to the state of building the proposed Red and Purple light rail lines. Baltimore senators expressed concern after Rahn said he would finish his cost review of the $2.4 billion Purple Line in the Washington suburbs before starting his inquiry into the $3 billion Red Line in Baltimore. "Then I will...