Congressional Dems Ask MD Department Of Labor To Apply For Funds To Help Workers Navigate UnemploymentMaryland's congressional Democrats are urging the state labor department to apply for a federal grant to help workers navigate the "deeply flawed unemployment insurance system," which was plagued by delays as a flood of claims came in during the pandemic.
Feds Award Maryland $9.3M For Electric Vehicle Charging StationsMaryland was awarded nearly $9.3 million in federal funding to build electric vehicle charging stations across the state, according to the Democrats in the state's congressional delegation.
Build Back Better Act Gets Mixed Reviews From Maryland OfficialsThe U.S. House of Representatives' passage of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Act is getting mixed reviews from Maryland’s elected officials.
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.
Congressman, Actress, And Federal Economist Among Maryland’s Top DonorsThree Maryland couples - including Rep. David Trone and his wife, June - contributed more to federal campaigns this cycle than all the other 1.7 million reported contributions under $15 in the state combined, illustrating one way, according to some analysts, in which the wealthy have outsized political influence.
Maryland's Congressional Democrats Look Ahead Past Midterms Newly re-elected members of Maryland's congressional delegation sat down today to chew the fat and plan the future.
Defense Consultant, Businessman Win In Md. House PrimariesThe co-owner of giant retailer Total Wine & More and a defense consultant will face off in November's general election for Maryland's only open congressional seat after winning their party's primaries Tuesday.
Trone Loses Most Expensive Self-Funded House Campaign Ever To RaskinDel. Jamie Raskin proved that grassroots organizing can beat big-money spending by defeating businessman David Trone.