Lawmakers Secure $130K To Support STEM Opportunities For Maryland StudentsLawmakers have secured nearly $130,000 in federal funding for partnerships between NASA and Maryland universities to provide opportunities for students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Mayor Scott & Lawmakers Tout Funding To Expand Internet Access For Baltimore's SeniorsLocal and federal officials on Monday touted millions of dollars in federal investments in Baltimore City that will go toward expanding internet access for seniors and bring them up to speed on telemedicine.
Baltimore Receives $7.9M To Fund Violence Prevention Programs, Implement Parts Of Consent DecreeBaltimore City has received $7.9 million in federal dollars for public safety programs, including $5.3 million to help the Baltimore Police Department implement elements of the consent decree, local elected leaders said.
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.
'We've Got To Keep Up': President Biden Touts Infrastructure Bill During Visit To Port Of BaltimorePresident Joe Biden visited the Port of Baltimore Wednesday touting the trillion dollar infrastructure bill.
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.
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.
Officials Seek Federal Resources To Fight Baltimore CrimeMembers of Baltimore's congressional delegation are asking for more federal resources to fight crime in Baltimore.
Former U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes, A 'Sincere And Passionate Advocate' For Maryland, Dies At Age 87Former U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes has died, his son, current Rep. John Sarbanes, said in a statement Sunday night. He was 87 years old.
Maryland Lawmakers Weigh In On Impeachment Of President TrumpMaryland lawmakers on both sides of the aisle had a strong reaction to the House of Representatives' decision to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday.
Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces Nearly $750K For Veterans' HousingIn total, these grants will provide services for 45 Maryland Veterans.