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ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Today is a distressing day for Americans, especially women, as we witness the willful degradation of a long-held right to reproductive freedom and further erosion of trust in our country's highest Court.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Maryland General Assembly already did exactly what President Biden is proposing at the federal level: implemented a temporary pause on the State gas tax while backfilling our Transportation Trust Fund to ensure maintenance of our roads and bridges.

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It is a dark day for our country. The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will put women’s lives in jeopardy across America. Here in Maryland, access to the full range of reproductive health services will not be limited by this decision. I will continue to put the full weight of…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade:

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This morning the United States Supreme Court announced a ruling overturning Roe v. Wade in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. 

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Two teams of Montgomery County high school students and one team of PG County students have been named winners of the Stock Market Game™, the financial literacy competition and simulation organized by the Maryland Council on Economic Education. The winners were announced at an awards ceremon…

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan strongly hinted at running for the 2024 presidential election with the Republican Party Tuesday in a speech at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, Calif.

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), chair of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, today released the following statement on H.R. 3076, the U.S. Postal Service Reform Act, which the Senate is poised to pass.

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Editor’s Note: This commentary by Damon Freeman, PhD, professor and director of the history program at University of Maryland Global Campus, was written as part of the university’s commemoration of African-American Heritage Month.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Today, Court of Appeals of Maryland Chief Judge Joseph M. Getty issued administrative orders announcing the Maryland Judiciary will return to Phase V of its five-phased progressive resumption of operations. The main order, the Fourth Amended Administrative Order Expanding St…

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When thinking of Maryland’s beautiful coastlines, our famous blue crabs probably come to mind. But marvelous sea life isn’t the only thing our oceans have to offer. If we build offshore wind turbines in our waters we have the potential to nearly double our renewable energy capacity. Maryland…

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This election year, don’t forget to stay updated on local elections happening in your district. Some may be sooner than you realize! For example, among other municipal elections, this year is Maryland’s Gubernatorial Election. Primary elections are on June 28th, 2022, with early voting from …

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The Maryland Terrapins’ energy was high coming into Sunday afternoon’s matchup after squeaking out a win in East Lansing last week. As College Park celebrated senior day, honoring guard Katie Benzan, forward Chloe Bibby, guard Channise Lewis and Zoe Young, the Terps were looking to continue …

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The clock hadn’t started yet and Wisconsin guard Katie Nelson was already at the free throw line for the Badgers (6-16). A rare technical foul for an equipment malfunction put the Maryland Terrapins down by one, but the deficit didn’t last long.

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I am the son and grandson of refugees from Nazi Germany. I know from my family history and my personal experience that people who are fleeing to the United States from violence and oppression in their countries of origin deserve sanctuary and deserve justice. And right now, we have a chance …

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In March of 2020, schools across the state of Maryland shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, putting a halt on all high school sports. Club teams eventually resumed activity after the summer, but high school sports did not continue until the spring of 2021, bringing about a modified versio…

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January 28 is Earned Income Tax Credit or EITC Awareness Day. Montgomery County residents should note that EITC is a refundable tax credit that is one of the nation's largest and most effective anti-poverty programs.

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It’s time for Marylanders to know the truth...our drinking water is in jeopardy.  According to the Geological Society of America, underground aquifers provide clean drinking water to over 1.4 million Marylanders.  Recently, however, these aquifers have begun to deplete due to overuse, which …

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The holidays are meant to be a time of joy and celebration. For those of us working in healthcare, it has been anything but. This time of year has been particularly stressful for all of us. As the new year begins, those of us manning the hospitals are bracing ourselves for a very dark winter.

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BALTIMORE, MD (November 24, 2021) – Following a special meeting featuring public comment from stakeholders, community members and health experts on the State’s emergency school mask requirement, the Maryland State Board of Education will host a special virtual meeting on Wednesday, December …

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BALTIMORE, MD (November 10, 2021) – The Maryland State Board of Education will host a special virtual meeting on Tuesday, November 16 at 1 p.m. via WebEx. The meeting will collect feedback on the state’s emergency school mask requirement through public input and public health expert testimony.

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today issued the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day, which is Thurs., November 11.

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Statement of Senator Jim Rosapepe on the retirement of Maryland Treasurer Nancy Kopp “I worked with Nancy from my first House term through last week, on issues from college affordability and fiscal strategy to retirement savings for working families. She’s been so effective and respected bec…

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(BALTIMORE, MD) – The Maryland Public Service Commission has launched a new one-stop energy shopping web page – MDEnergyChoice.com – to help residential utility customers learn more about their energy supply options and make informed decisions when choosing whether to get their energy supply…

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CASA on PG Zoning: As Black and Brown Prince Georgians Face Gentrification, Landlords Poised to Gain Millions

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hannah Quigley, Brookville, is one of 94 young women selected to attend the 74th American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Girls Nation session July 24-31 in Washington, D.C. As part of the premier ALA program, two outstanding high school seniors are selected to represent their resp…

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This year’s General Assembly met to address the usual state business but will be remembered for the actions taken to meet the COVID pandemic. The Legislature found a way to come together to return to a full length session. Last year we adjourned after 71 days, nearly three weeks short of a f…

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