Barbara Mikulski

March 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Calls on Senate to Hold Hearings and Vote on President’s Supreme Court Nominee

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski is calling on the Senate to hold hearings and to vote on President Barack Obama’s nominee to the Supreme Court. Read her statement, below: “U.S. President Barack Obama fulfilled his Constitutional duty today in submitting to the Senate his nominee to the Supreme Court, well-respected D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Chief […]

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March 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski on Metro Shutdown: “I’m Frustrated That It Has Come To This”

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski issued the following statement on WMATA’s decision to shut down Metro: “This decision is an incredible disruption to everyone who uses Metrorail. However, safety first must be a mandate. More than 700,000 people ride this system each day. For those who work on it, for those who ride it to work, […]

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March 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Mikulski Meets with Eagle Scout from Sandy Spring (PHOTO)

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski met with Ian Napoleon, an 18-year-old Eagle Scout from Sandy Spring, who is serving as a national delegate to deliver the “2015 Boy Scouts of America Report to the Nation” to federal government leaders. “I am so proud to salute Ian Napoleon, who has demonstrated his leadership and commitment to serving […]

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February 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

National Cybersecurity Center Opens in Montogmery County (VIDEO)

The nation’s hub on civil cyber defense just opened its doors in Montgomery County. A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony took place at the newly expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence this week. Lorna Virgili reports.   Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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December 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Condemns Trump’s Proposal to Bar Muslims from Entering U.S.

Senator Barbara Mikulski is denouncing Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposal to block Muslims from entering the United States. “I join Americans of all faiths in denouncing Donald Trump’s divisive remarks about Muslims. His plan is deeply offensive and absolutely contrary to American values,” said Mikulski in a statement released today. “It also threatens America’s […]

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October 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Mikulski Metro Bill Passes Committee

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski announced on Oct. 7 that new legislation to help improve safety oversight of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) has been passed by the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee. The legislation, introduced on Sept. 29, would alter the way members of the Metro Board of Directors are appointed. “I will […]

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September 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Maryland 8th Congressional District Candidate Forum Set for Oct. 1

The Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR) is hosting a Maryland 8th Congressional District candidates forum and debate on Oct. 1 at its offices in Rockville. The six Democrats running for this seat, David Anderson, Kumar Barve, Will Jawando, Kathleen Matthews, Jamie Raskin and Ana Sol-Gutierrez have confirmed their participation, according to the event’s […]

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September 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Senator Barbara Mikulski on Pope Francis’s Visit to the U.S.

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski today issued the following statement welcoming Pope Francis to the United States: “I join Americans of all faiths in welcoming the Holy Father, Pope Francis, to the United States. It’s an emotional and historic moment for our country. He’s shown that it’s not just about what you believe, it’s about […]

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September 21, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Mikulski Releases Statement on Ben Carson Advocating for Religious Test

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski has released the following statement in response to comments made by Republican Presidential candidate Ben Carson advocating for a religious test for Presidential candidates: “Dr. Carson’s remarks were outrageous and insulting. They fly in the face of the Constitution of the United States of America. Article VI of our Constitution […]

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September 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Releases Statement on 14th Anniversary of Sept. 11th

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski has released the following statement to mark the 14th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks: “Fourteen years ago on September 11, 2001, the world watched a terrible tragedy unfold. Nearly 3,000 people were killed that day at the World Trade Center, at the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania. They […]

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