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.
Mfume Tests Positive For COVID-19, Says He's Not Experiencing Symptoms"I am fully vaccinated, boosted, and thankful for the robust protection the vaccine has provided," he said in a statement.
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.
Avenue Market In West Baltimore Gets $2 Million In Federal FundingOn its website, Baltimore Public Markets, the nonprofit that oversees five of the six markets in the city, says plans call for making the market an "economic hub for local African-American entrepreneurs" with greater access to healthy foods.
Maryland Lawmaker Wants Science Pioneer Henrietta Lacks To Receive Congressional AwardRep. Kweisi Mfume (D-Md.) wants to see Henrietta Lacks receive a Congressional Gold Medal for the contributions she has made to modern science.
Marylanders Concerned About Economy, War In Ukraine As President Biden Addresses Nation President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address will seek to reassure Americans in the wake of crises both at home and abroad, with war underway in Ukraine and inflation taking more out of their wallets.
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.
Maryland Leaders Pay Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Maryland’s public officials on Monday paid tribute to the legacy of the late Dr. King.
One Year Later, Maryland Congressmen Mfume and Ruppersberger Reflect on Jan. 6 InsurrectionRep. Mfume said what he was experiencing then reminded him of Ku Klux Klan rallies he saw as a child.
Vacancies & Broken Equipment Cited In Audit Of Baltimore USPS HubA new audit has found that a U.S. Postal Service hub in Baltimore is processing millions of fewer pieces of mail compared to last year, even though work hours and overtime have gone up significantly.
Small Business Owners Discuss Pandemic Recovery Challenges With Rep. Kweisi Mfume“It’s very important for me to come into communities like this to hear this and to have the right sort of take away to go back to congress and to make adjustments,” the congressman said.
'Something's Gotta Be Done': New USPS Audit Details Mail Issues, Renews Calls For New LeadershipMail delays across Baltimore detailed in a new audit renews the calls for new leadership at the postal service.
Maryland's Leaders & Residents React To Colin Powell's DeathTributes from throughout Maryland poured in Monday for late Gen. Colin Powell.
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.