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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.

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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.

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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.

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Washington Wednesday: MD congressmen, senators meet Chesapeake Bay advocates

CAPITOL HILL – An annual gathering of clean water advocates took on more urgency this year in the wake of President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint, which proposes deep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and eliminates entirely federal funding for Chesapeake Bay restoration.

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