Senate Democrats, Including Cardin, Van Hollen, Reintroduce Bill To Allow Immigrants With Protected Status To Become Legal ResidentsA group of more than 20 Senate Democrats, including Maryland Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, have reintroduced legislation designed to allow some immigrants with temporary protected status to apply for legal permanent residency.
McKinsey Agrees To Pay Nearly $600M Over Opioid Crisis, Including $12M To MarylandThe business consultant McKinsey & Company agreed to pay nearly $600 million for its role in consulting businesses on how to sell more prescription opioid painkillers amid a nationwide overdose crisis.
Guinness Parent Company Diageo Gives $10M To Historically Black Colleges, Including Morgan State, Bowie StateBritish-based beer and spirits maker Diageo is giving a combined $10 million to 25 historically Black colleges and universities across the United States, continuing an upswell of giving to the institutions following last summer's racial justice protests.
Democrats Introduce Bill To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 By 2025Seeking to fulfill a long-standing Democratic ambition, a coalition of lawmakers introduced a bill on Tuesday that would raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Reward Upped To $75K For Info About Suspect With Pipe Bombs On Day Of US Capitol RiotsOfficials have increased the reward for information about a person who left two pipe bombs in Washington, D.C., on the same day as the U.S. Capitol riots.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's Request For Presidential Disaster Declaration Ahead Of Inauguration Denied, FEMA SaysMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan's request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday has been denied, a FEMA spokesperson said Monday.
Justice Department Watchdog Opens Probe Into U.S. Capitol Riot ResponseThe Justice Department's internal watchdog said Friday that it will investigate how the department and its law enforcement agencies prepared for and responded to last week's riots at the U.S. Capitol.
FBI Tracking 'Extensive' Online Chatter About Armed Protests Leading Up To President-Elect Joe Biden's InaugurationThe FBI is tracking an “extensive amount of concerning online chatter,” including calls for armed protests leading up to next week's presidential inauguration, Director Chris Wray said Thursday.
Clothing Company Christopher & Banks Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Plans To Close 'Significant Portion, If Not All' StoresWomen's clothing retailer Christopher & Banks filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Thursday and plans to close "a significant portion, if not all" of its stores, the company said.
Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin To Lead Prosecution Of President Donald Trump's Second Impeachment A Week After U.S. Capitol RiotsMaryland Congressman Jamie Raskin will lead the prosecution in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Trump is now the first U.S. President to be impeached twice.
Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin Named Lead Manager Of Second Impeachment Trial Of President TrumpMaryland Rep. Jamie Raskin has been named the lead manager of the second impeachment trial of outgoing President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office announced Tuesday.
2 Capitol Police Officers Suspended, At Least 10 More Under Investigation For Alleged Roles In US Capitol RiotTwo US Capitol Police officers were suspended and at least 10 more are under investigation for their behavior during last week's assault on the Capitol, and federal agents will look at whether current and former law enforcement officers played a role in the riot.
53 Charged, Including 13 Federally, Following Deadly US Capitol RiotMore than four dozen people have been charged following the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday afternoon.
As Scrutiny Of Inauguration Security Increases Following US Capitol Riots, Trump Says He Won't AttendOutgoing President Donald Trump said he will not attend the inauguration of his successor later this month.
Rioters Who 'Defiled' US Capitol 'Do Not Represent Our Country', Those Who Broke Law 'Will Pay,' President Trump SaysA day after a group of rioters breached the U.S. Capitol as lawmakers worked to count the Electoral College votes from the 2020 presidential election, President Donald Trump condemned what he called the "heinous attack" on the nation's seat of government.