WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Special Representative on Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Intolerance for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly, released the following state…
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to stay the 5th Circuit Court’s restrictions on access to mifepristone:
Van Hollen, Cardin Join Democrats in Congress in Filing Amicus Brief Urging Appeals Court to Prevent Dangerous Ruling Threatening Access to Mifepristone From Taking Effect
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) joined Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Senators Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) in submitting an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of …
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the following statement regarding ProPublica’s reporting around Justice Clarence Thomas:
St. Mary’s College sophomore and Annapolis native makes school history at NCAA Division III swimming and diving championships
“It was almost a euphoric experience, because at that moment I realized that all of the hours I spent in the pool and the weight room had paid off.”
“We already know what it takes. Set the tone. Punch first.”
Coming into their first round matchup in the NCAA tournament, the second-seeded Maryland Lady Terrapins were coming off a loss to Iowa in the Big Ten tournament, while 15th-seeded Holy Cross were coming off of a six game win streak including a Patriot League championship win.
Baltimore City College Completes Undefeated Season, Wins Class 3A State Championship Over Damascus, 67-54
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - C-I-T-Y!
Oprah Winfrey spoke at Gov. Wes Moore’s Inauguration 2023 on Jan. 18.
Gov. Wes Moore delivered Maryland’s State of the State address on Feb. 1.
Prince George’s County native Kevin Durant and the Durant Family Foundation committed $500,000 toward the Bowie State University Athletics Department’s transformation of the university’s main basketball gym and its athletic programs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) issued the following statement on the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, a landmark ruling that recognized the constitutional right to abortion for all Americans:
Michael Steele is a former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland and Republican National Committee Chairman.
When Pippin exclaimed that "[He's] got to be where [his] spirit can run free,” it was clear that the audience was in for a treat, and the spirit certainly did run free at Justice High School that night.
Don Pedro of Aragon comes this night, not to Messina, but to James Madison High School in its production of Much Ado About Nothing!
As the calendar turns over to November, Maryland, along with the nation as a whole, is gearing up for the midterm elections on November 8 that will serve as a major litmus test on the direction of a heavily divided nation. Up and down the ballot, voters will have the opportunity to elect can…
We are heartbroken to hear that on November 11th 13-year-old Jayz Agnew was pronounced clinically dead after clinging to life in the hospital since Tuesday. This bright, young man was shot and murdered while raking leaves in his family’s front yard in Hillcrest Heights. We send our thoughts …
The BIG EAST Women’s Soccer Championship was held at the Maryland SoccerPlex on Sunday. At the event, the top-ranked Georgetown took down Xavier 1-0. At Thursday’s semifinals, Xavier beat St. Johns 3-1 in overtime while Georgetown beat Creighton 1-0.
ADL Washington, D.C. Welcomes Montgomery County Council Passage of Resolution to Combat Antisemitism
Washington, D.C., November 1, 2022…The ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) D.C. regional office, which serves the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia, welcomes the Montgomery County Council’s passage of a resolution to address and combat antisemitism today. We thank the…
Stagnant water during COVID shutdowns went untested for lead and other harmful substances before children were brought back into most facilities
On Sept. 29 at six in the morning, the FBI swarmed and pounded on the doors of Russian immigrants: Dr. Anna Gabrielian, along with her husband, Dr. Jamie Lee Henry, in the local neighborhood, The Willows.
Please check here for the Maryland Board of Education's voter guide. Here you can view the information on candidates running for the Board of Education of their county.
Coming soon to a theater – wait, no – hotel near you, the United States Chess Federation presents the National K-12 Chess Grade Championship. The 2022 National Chess Grade Championship will be held in Maryland, Dec. 9 through Dec. 11, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in…
ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND: Del. Lesley Lopez, president of the Women’s Legislative Caucus of Maryland, released the following statement in regards to the federal lawsuit filed regarding an incident that allegedly occurred on July 4th in Washington County.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Special Representative on Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Intolerance for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly, released the following statement in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs fro…
DC Area Sniper, Lee Boyd Malvo, Required to be Resentenced due to Maryland Court of Appeals Decision
Lee Boyd Malvo, a convicted felon known for his participation in a series of murders called the "Beltway sniper attacks."
Statement from Councilmember Hucker on Federal Highway Administration’s Decision to Delay Action on Managed Lanes Project
ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 5, 2022—Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker released the following statement regarding the Federal Highway Administration’s decision to delay action on the I-495 and I-270 Managed Lanes Project:
Governor Hogan Calls on President Biden, Secretary Buttigieg to Reverse Federal Highway Administration Decision to Delay Traffic Relief Plan For American Legion Bridge and Capital Beltway
ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today issued the following statement and sent a letter calling on President Biden and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg to immediately reverse the acting federal highway administrator’s decision to overrule the agency’s professional staff and …
“People swim with sharks all the time, they just don’t know it,” Hans Walters, a shark expert at the New York Aquarium, told Manhattan-based WCBS 880 news amid the recent series of sharks moving north and biting people in ocean waters off the New York Metropolitan Area.
Governor Larry Hogan Appoints Bowie Employee Tiffany Wright as Member of the Patuxent River Commission
On July 14, 2022, Governor Larry Hogan appointed Tiffany Wright as a member of the Patuxent River Commission for a term to expire September 30, 2025.
Statement of Senate President Ferguson on Governor's Decision to Suspend the Good and Substantial Clause in Maryland Gun Law
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - As we all witnessed yesterday in Highland Park, more guns are not the answer to community safety.
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.
Joint Statement of Senate President Ferguson, Speaker Jones on Suspending Maryland's Wholesale Gas Tax
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.
Statement of House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones on Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs V. Jackson Overturning Roe V. Wade
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…
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:
Senator Cardin Says History Will Show Dobbs Decision as “One of the Worst Decisions of the Supreme Court”
“Bans, criminalization and bounty hunter laws, especially without exceptions even for rape and incest or the life of the mother, will not stop abortions.
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.
This virtual Candidate Forum will provide voters an opportunity to meet and engage with candidates campaigning to represent districts 21, 22, and 23 in the Maryland General Assembly. Register today and share this flyer with your neighbors! The community should be informed of their options at…
Cardin, Van Hollen: New Director of EPA Chesapeake Bay Program “Solidly Prepared to Deal with the Challenges the Bay Faces and the Realities of a Rapidly Changing Climate”
Senators underscore Dr. Kandis Boyd’s training and experience as a meteorologist at Maryland-based NOAA as key preparation for building a more resilient Chesapeake Bay
“As extremism grows louder in many states, we must stand united and firm in the face of injustice and continue to proclaim that love is, has been, and always will be, love.”
Montgomery and Prince George's County Students Win Statewide Stock Market Game™ Financial Literacy Competition
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…
Jamie Raskin leading in campaign funds out of all Maryland Congressional incumbents ahead of 2022 election
Rep. Jamin “Jamie” Raskin isn’t the best known Congressional leader representing Maryland or the longest serving. But he has raised more money than any other incumbent running this year for re-election.
A new small business and nonprofit health insurance subsidy program could offer coverage to Rockville employees.
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.
Emergent BioSolutions Founder, Fuad El-Hibri died last week at age 64, reportedly surrounded by family. According to the reporting of the New York Times, the cause of death was likely pancreatic cancer.
In this current series of redistricting endeavors, a recent Maryland map proposal has been rejected for allegedly being unconstitutional. This in and of itself is not terribly uncommon, but this case is a bit more unique.
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.