Sen. Ben Cardin

January 22, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen, Cardin Introduce Bill to Award Officer Goodman Congressional Gold Medal

U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) are among a bipartisan group of senators introducing a bill to award Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal. In addition to Van Hollen and Cardin, the bill is co-introduced by U.S. Sens. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio). NEW: […]

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January 19, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Cardin Responds to McConnell’s MLK Day Tweet: ‘Just Sit This One Out’

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) took aim at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Twitter Monday. McConnell tweeted a tribute for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which said, “Today we honor one of our nation’s great heroes. Dr. King called on America to truly fulfill our founding principles and provide justice and opportunity for […]

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January 5, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Cardin to Hogan: ‘It’s Not Too Late to Pull’ Loeffler Endorsement

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) took aim at Gov. Larry Hogan (R-Md.) on Twitter Tuesday evening after the governor’s press briefing updating Marylanders on the state’s vaccine distribution plan. Hogan was asked by a reporter during the briefing about the 13 Republican Senators who have gone on the record opposing counting some of President-elect Joe […]

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September 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes de Maryland Rinden Homenajes a Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Los homenajes de los líderes de Maryland para honrar a la jueza de la Corte Suprema, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, no se hicieron esperar tan pronto se conoció la noticia de su muerte. Ginsburg falleció el viernes a los 87 años de “complicaciones del cáncer de páncreas metastásico”, según un comunicado de la Corte Suprema. Su […]

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September 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pour in from Leaders in Maryland

Tributes from leaders in Maryland are pouring in to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg died this evening at 87 from “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” according to a statement from the Supreme Court. Her death leaves a Supreme Court seat vacancy, weeks before the 2020 General Election. NPR reports that Ginsburg dictated […]

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August 25, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Burtonsville Fire Company Receives Funds For Recruitment

Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Company received $468,000 in federal funding to assist in recruiting new members, Maryland’s federal legislators announced Aug. 25. “Every minute counts in an emergency. This funding will help ensure that our fire departments have the staffing levels necessary to protect Maryland families and businesses,” Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and […]

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August 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Funding Awarded To Montgomery College STEM Students

Maryland federal legislators announced Aug. 20 the awarding of almost $900,000 in funding to support STEM education. Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, in partnership with Montgomery College and Frederic Community College, will receive $899,926 to support science, technology, engineering and math degree completion and jobs for low income, high achieving graduates. The program will […]

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July 23, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Maryland Legislators Call on State to Mail Ballots to All Registered Voters

The Maryland federal delegation is calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to send out mail in ballots to all registered voters prior to the November general election and to reconsider his directive to open all polling locations. During his press conference July 22, Hogan said the upcoming election will “be an all-of-the-above election with the most […]

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July 16, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Firefighters Receive $400,000 in Federal Funding

Maryland’s federal legislators announced July 16 the awarding of almost $400,000 for firefighters in Montgomery County to continue purchasing personal protective equipment. Montgomery County will receive $357,800 and the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad will receive $45,780 through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters – COVID-19 Supplemental program. “Each and every day, Maryland’s firefighters […]

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July 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Programas de Educación Temprana reciben $6.5 millones en Fondos Federales

Se otorgaron casi $6.5 millones en fondos federales a los centros de educación de la primera infancia del condado de Montgomery. Los senadores estadounidenses Chris Van Hollen y Ben Cardin y los congresistas Jamie Raskin y David Trone (todos D-Md.) anunciaron, el 10 de julio, que un total de $ 6,461,772 en fondos federales serán […]

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