Sen. Ben Cardin

January 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland and Montgomery County Politicians Tweet Their Shutdown Frustrations

Maryland and Montgomery County politicians have taken to Twitter over the past couple of weeks to air their frustrations with the federal government shutdown. Here’s a look at what they’ve been saying. Gov. Larry Hogan I am disgusted by the lack of concern for hardworking employees who will go unpaid this week. No one in […]

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February 27, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Cardin, Van Hollen Meet Over Local Youth’s Death in Paraguay

U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen met Monday with Ambassador Lee McClenny, the recently confirmed ambassador to Paraguay, to discuss the death of Alex Villamayor, who was killed in Paraguay in 2015. His aunt, Kim Luk, who still lives in Maryland, also was part of the meeting. Cardin and Chris Van Hollen have […]

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October 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Senators Support Legal Action Against FAA on Flight Noise

U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen on Thursday expressed their support for Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh to pursue legal action against the Federal Aviation Administration over airplane noise near large airports. Residents have complained about the excessive noise from Baltimore-Washington Thurgood International Airport in Hanover and Reagan National Airport in Washington. In […]

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June 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Leaders Respond to Congressional Baseball Shooting

Following the shooting at a congressional baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) and a few others injured, local and state-elected officials responded on Twitter. So grateful for our brave and dedicated @CapitolPolice. We thank them for their continuing devotion and commitment. — Rep. Jamie Raskin (@RepRaskin) June 14, 2017 […]

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June 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Twitter Reacts to Trump Climate Change Announcement

President Donald Trump’s announcement that he was pulling the United States out of the Paris climate change agreement, sparked local officials to take to Twitter: Reneging on #ParisAccord harms our standing as a world leader, risks our economy, & threatens the world that our descendants must inhabit. — Brian Frosh (@BrianFrosh) June 1, 2017 President […]

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May 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Elected Officials Urge FAA to Measure Noise from Altered Air Traffic Patterns

Elected officials who represent the Bethesda area have asked the Federal Aviation Administration to measure noise levels from flights to and from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The officials — U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin, Reps. John Delaney and Jamie Raskin, County Executive Ike Leggett, and County Council President Roger Berliner — […]

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January 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Senator Ben Cardin Preparing for Winter Storm (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin tells us how he is preparing for the winter storm that’s predicted to hit our region on Friday and Saturday. As someone who commutes from #Baltimore to #DC and back everyday, this is never what you want to see. Drive safe. pic.twitter.com/RIqwZnZb5M — Senator Ben Cardin […]

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January 21, 2015 | Staff Writer

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NTSB & WMATA to Brief Elected Officials on Yellow Line Incident

The National Capital Delegation will receive a closed session briefing from the National Traffic Safety Board (NTSB) and the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) on Jan 21, regarding last week’s deadly incident on the Yellow Line. Following the briefing, the delegation will meet with the media. The Yellow Line smoke incident caused the death of […]

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May 24, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of officials green lighting cedar lane BRAC improvements

Cedar Lane Improvements Receive Green Light (Video)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined other local and state officials in the green lighting of MD 355 and Cedar Lane intersection projects in Bethesda. A new traffic light installed at this intersection is part of BRAC related improvements that have been made to ease traffic around the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Visit […]

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December 6, 2013 | Valerie Bonk

Sen. Ben Cardin Helps Local Non-Profits Find Grants (Video)

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin stood before an audience of more than 200 representatives from Maryland non-profits Friday, Dec. 6, to thank them for their service and tell them he wants to help them reach more people and touch more lives. “Congress has a weird way of saying thank you, but I thank you,” said Sen. […]

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