Steny Hoyer talks FBI, federal budget woes

Hoyer2CAPITOL HILL – Federal decisions from the budget to the FBI headquarters relocation have a big impact on Prince George’s County, and Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.-5) says he is working to ensure beneficial outcomes.

Hoyer met with The Sentinel in his office last Wednesday to talk about his priorities as they relate to the county. The consolidation of FBI headquarters, and its relocation to one of three short-list sites, including two in Prince George’s County, is near the top of his list.


Prince George’s, Montgomery councils pass bi-county agency budgets

WSSC buildingLAUREL – Bi-county cooperation continued in 2017, with Prince George’s and Montgomery counties coming together to approve the budgets for several bi-county agencies last week.


HBCUs come together at Capitol to ask Congress for support, funding

hbcuimage1WASHINGTON, D.C. – The west lawn of the U.S. Capitol teemed with people who all held a common goal in mind.

The group of students, faculty, alumni and supporters of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) gathered on April 27 to demand funding from Congress that would help their beloved schools survive and thrive in the coming years.


Washington Wednesday: Rare bipartisan vote passes Fannie and Freddie transparency measure

CapitolCAPITOL HILL – In a rare act of bipartisanship, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would let the public access more information about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two government-sponsored enterprises that work in the secondary mortgage market.