Maryland's Leaders & Residents React To Colin Powell's DeathTributes from throughout Maryland poured in Monday for late Gen. Colin Powell.
Maryland Delegation Announces More Than $12M In Funding To Renovate Community Health CentersFunding for the American Rescue Plan was announced today by U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen. This funding is in the amount of $12,211,150 and it will support the construction, renovation, and expansion of local community health centers across the state.
Maryland's Congressional Democrats Call On State To Use $2.5B Surplus To 'Support Those Who Need It Most'In a joint statement, Maryland's Congressional Democrats called on the state to use its $2.5 billion budget surplus to "support those who need it most," with many families facing eviction and struggling to pay childcare.
Maryland's Congressional Delegation Urges Biden To Approve Disaster Declaration For Ida Storm DamageIn a letter to President Joe Biden, Maryland's Congressional delegation on Thursday urged the White House to approve the state's request for a presidential disaster declaration after the remnants of Hurricane Ida brought tornadoes and flash floods.
Feds Award $18.2 Million To Five Local Organizations Offering Mental Health Services, Substance Use TreatmentThe federal government awarded $18.2 million to five Maryland organizations to increase access to mental health services and substance use treatment, Maryland's Congressional Democrats announced on Wednesday.
Capital Gazette Shooting: Maryland Officials React To Shooter's SentenceAs word spread of the prison sentence for Capital Gazette gunman Jarrod Ramos, so too did reactions from officials, who shared condolences for the five people he killed.
Maryland Lawmakers: Don't Send Prisoners On Home Confinement Back To PrisonMaryland lawmakers are calling for federal officials to extend home confinement and compassionate release for prisoners who were let out as part of an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 in correctional facilities.
Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces $9M For Baltimore County To Reimburse COVID-19 ExpensesBaltimore County will receive nearly $10 million in federal funds as a reimbursement of some pandemic-related expenses, U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Reps. Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes and Kweisi Mfume announced on Tuesday.
BWI Airport To Receive Over $13M In Federal FundingU.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressman John Sarbanes announced $13,231,306 in federal funding for the Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Senators Ben Cardin & Chris Van Hollen Release Statements Following Terrorist Attack In KabulSenator Ben Cardin released a statement following the terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.
"A Dire Humanitarian Crisis": Cardin And Van Hollen Lament Afghanistan SituationSen. Ben Cardin released a statement on Monday calling the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan "a dire humanitarian crisis" and urging President Biden to increase the quota for refugees who could relocate to America.
Officials Seek Federal Resources To Fight Baltimore CrimeMembers of Baltimore's congressional delegation are asking for more federal resources to fight crime in Baltimore.
Baltimore City Leaders & State Law Makers Hold Meeting To Discuss Ways To Curb City CrimeAs Baltimore's crime rate continues to rise, the city’s leaders and state lawmakers held a meeting to discuss ways to curb it.
President Trump Signs Bill Creating Fallen Journalists Memorial Honoring Capital Gazette Shooting VictimsPresident Donald Trump has signed legislation that will create a memorial in the nation's capital remembering fallen journalists, including those gunned down in a shooting in Annapolis in 2018.
Maryland Dems Lash Out At Trump Administration For ‘Hijacking’ Mailboxes, ‘Sabotage’ of Postal ServiceMaryland Democrats on Monday lashed out at what they called President Donald Trump’s "sabotage" of the United States Postal Service.