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U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Virginia, Maryland lawmakers spar over FBI move
Virginia, Maryland lawmakers spar over FBI move

Lawmakers from Virginia pressed a House of Representatives panel Wednesday to forgo a requirement that a potential new FBI headquarters be located close to the Capital Beltway, a provision they said gives Maryland an unfair advantage as the two states compete for the lucrative development. Maryland officials have been working for months to lure the FBI to Prince George's County if the agency leaves its 38-year-old headquarters, the J. Edgar Hoover Building, in downtown Washington. The state is competing for the roughly $1 billion development project and the 11,000 jobs associated with it. But at a hearing of the House subcommittee on economic development and public buildings,...