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Appropriations Bill Includes $120M For Naval Academy Center

Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski says the omnibus spending bill passed by Congress includes $120 million to build a cybersecurity center at the U.S. Naval Academy.

12/18/2014

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Md. Senate President Announces Leadership Posts

Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller has named Sen. Robert Zirkin to chair the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee.

12/03/2014

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2 U.S. Senators Return From Cuba Without Imprisoned Md. Man Alan Gross

Empty handed. Two U.S. senators who traveled to Cuba are extremely disappointed they’re returning without Maryland’s Alan Gross.

11/12/2014

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Sen. Mikulski Promotes Student Loan Bill

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is visiting a community college in Cumberland to promote her ideas for making higher education more affordable.

10/15/2014

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Md. State Senator Must Drop Hershey-Bar-Like Signs

A federal judge says a political candidate whose last name is Hershey must stop using campaign materials that mimic the look of the famous chocolate bar.

07/22/2014

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Md. Senator Ben Cardin Among Those To Monitor Ukraine Presidential Election

Maryland U.S. Senator Ben Cardin is part of a congressional delegation that left for Ukraine Friday to monitor the country’s presidential election. It’s taking place amid the country’s tense standoff with Russia.

05/23/2014

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Senator Suggests Overturning Bail Attorney Mandate

Sen. Bobby Zirkin wants to amend Maryland’s constitution so the state will no longer have to provide a defense attorney at every indigent defendant’s bail hearing.

03/26/2014

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Md. Teachers’ Union Endorses Frosh For Attorney General

A large union for Maryland teachers is endorsing state Sen. Brian Frosh for attorney general.

03/15/2014

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Senator: Technology Warrants New Privacy Laws

Sen. Christopher Shank says government agencies can learn a great deal about people by just tracking their movements via cellphones and license plates, so Maryland needs stricter protections to keep pace with new surveillance technology.

03/06/2014

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Senator Proposes Pretrial Unit For Bail Process

A proposal to create a statewide pretrial services unit, which would help decide whether or not arrestees should be held in jail before their trials, is gaining ground in Maryland’s legislature.

02/07/2014

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Transgender Candidate To Challenge Gay Senator

A transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County in the Democratic primary.

01/31/2014

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Former Aide To Senator Apologized For Child Porn In Note

The former chief-of-staff to a U.S. senator writes a final letter before his death. Ryan Loskarn committed suicide at his parents Carroll County home while awaiting trial on child pornography charges.

01/29/2014

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