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Steny Hoyer
State, congressional leadership changes not slowing FBI headquarter proposal

Changes in Congress, a new governor and the resignation of the man who oversees the federal government's real estate portfolio will not endanger Maryland's quest to become the new home for the FBI and its 11,000 employees, state leaders say. The FBI wants to move out of the 40-year-old J. Edgar Hoover Building in downtown Washington and into modern headquarters in the area. Maryland's congressional delegation and leaders in Prince George's County have lobbied federal officials for more than a year to pick a site in the county, where they say it could produce $180 million in annual tax revenue from local businesses. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin and Rep. Steny...