Chris Van Hollen, Other Lawmakers Want To Block Permanent Capitol FencingThe United States Capitol has been surrounded by fencing since just after the deadly Jan. 6 assault on the building, but Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen and other lawmakers want to make sure the barriers do not become permanent.
Maryland Officials Hope Training Programs, Employer Incentives Help Unemployed Find JobsMaryland saw a jump in unemployment claims and lawmakers hope to make tackling the unemployment crisis a focus of the new administration.
Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Provide Groups Resources To Respond To Mental Health CrisesA group of lawmakers is hoping new legislation will move forward providing additional mental health resources in the wake of several police-involved shootings of those in distress across the country.
Senator Chris Van Hollen Introduces Legislation To Posthumously Award Black World War II Veteran Medal Of HonorSenator Chris Van Hollen announced bipartisan legislation to award a Medal of Honor to a Black Maryland World War II veteran.
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.
Deadly Baltimore Gas Explosion Occurs On 4th Anniversary Of Silver Spring Blast; Lawmakers Ask For Update On Federal EffortsAs Baltimore cleaned up from Monday's blast, U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation asking for an update on the federal efforts put in place after the tragedy in Silver Spring.
Chris Van Hollen Files Bill To Block Federal Agents In Baltimore Following President Trump's CommentsAfter President Donald Trump threatened to send federal agents to several U.S. cities, including Baltimore, local leaders are trying to pass laws to prevent those measures.
Tributes From Maryland Lawmakers, Leaders Pour In For Civil Rights Icon John LewisTributes from Maryland lawmakers and leaders continue to pour in for civil rights icon and Congressman John Lewis, a Georgia Democrat who died Friday at the age of 80.
Senators Ben Cardin, Chris Van Hollen Announce $10.7M Grant For Chesapeake Bay Conservation ProjectsSenators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen announced Wednesday a nearly $11 million grant for two Maryland Chesapeake Bay conservation projects.
Lawmakers On Capitol Hill Push Emergency Paid Sick Leave Bill Due To CoronavirusAmid the coronavirus outbreak, lawmakers on Capitol Hill are pushing an emergency paid sick leave bill.
Paca House Gives Baltimore's Vulnerable Veterans, Homeless A Place To Call HomeThe Paca House is not only a new home for some of Baltimore's veterans, but it can also help them grow and become self-reliant so they can get back on their feet.
Senators Join Call For More H2B Visas For Maryland Crab HousesGovernor Larry Hogan wants to make sure crab houses are fully stocked this season, and lawmakers are helping, too.
'Don't Be Fearful': Local Leaders Continue Push For All Baltimore Residents To Fill Out CensusLocal leaders are continuing their push to ensure Baltimore residents fill out the census form this year, saying each person who doesn't fill it out costs the city thousands of dollars in funding.
Maryland Lawmakers React To President Trump's State Of The Union AddressPresident Donald Trump delivered his third State of the Union Address on Tuesday, his final of this first term.
Widow Of Capital Gazette Shooting Victim John McNamara Invited To State Of The UnionMaryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen invited a special guest to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday night.