Sen. Chris Van Hollen

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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September 8, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Congress Working to Award Medal of Honor to Clarksburg WWII Veteran Posthumously

“To correct an historical injustice,” U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen said he will introduce bipartisan and bicameral legislation to award Corporal Waverly Woodson the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions during D-Day in World War II. Woodson, who died in 2005, received a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart and was nominated for the […]

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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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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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July 10, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Early Childhood Education Programs Receive $6.5 Million in Federal Funds

Almost $6.5 million in federal funds was awarded to Montgomery County early childhood education centers. U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced on July 10 awards totalling $6,461,772 in federal funding for early childhood education. Five million dollars of the new funding will go […]

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May 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Biden to Rally Virtually With Maryland Democrats Ahead of Primary

Ahead of Tuesday’s Presidential Primary Election, the Maryland Democratic Party has organized a virtual rally at 3 p.m. Sunday and they are bringing in some big names in the Democratic Party. The virtual event is called “Dems@Distance” and will feature appearances from the presumptive Democratic primary nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, as well as […]

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April 6, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Cardin and Van Hollen: Maryland Does Not Have Enough COVID-19 Supplies

U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin expressed frustration over the lack of testing kits, personal protective equipment and ventilators being sent to Maryland. “Today, Maryland does not have adequate supplies,” Cardin said Monday afternoon in a joint telephone call. “We have been extremely frustrated with the lack of essential supplies, and we have […]

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April 3, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Van Hollen, Sarbanes Say Maryland Has Received Only a Third of FEMA Requested Items

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) along with the Maryland Congressional Delegation are urging FEMA to fulfill the state’s request, claiming that Maryland has only received about a third of supplies requested. As of Friday morning, there are 2,758 confirmed cases in the state of Maryland and the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 are 42. […]

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March 5, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black D-Day Hero’s Widow Fights for His Medal of Honor

Joann Woodson spent years investigating contributions black residents made in Clarksburg’s development since the 1800s. Because of her research as president for the Clarksburg Historical Society, two new elementary schools were named after her ancestors: Snowden Farm Elementary School and Wilson Wims Elementary School. Through her work with Clarksburg Historical Society, Woodson, a lifelong resident […]

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