Morning Notes

Blogger Says Bethesda Metro South Entrance Should Be Built Regardless of Purple Line — Greater Greater Washington’s Cavan Wilk says County Executive Isiah Leggett’s recommended delay of funding for the Bethesda Metro station south entrance is “misguided.” [Greater Greater Washington]

Maryland Senate President Proposes 3 Percent Gas Tax — Senate President Mike Miller (D-Calvert) says he’ll introduce the proposal, which would provide badly needed funding for transportation projects including the Purple Line, next week. Miller also called on Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) to provide more leadership on the issue despite the political implications. [Washington Post]

Lawmakers Want To Strengthen Cellphone Driving Laws — Lawmakers in Annapolis want to make driving while using a cellphone an offense worth pulling over a driver for. Under existing law, police may only issue citations for driving while using a cellphone if they pull over a driver for something else. [Washington Examiner]

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