senator

April 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Senator Ben Cardin Statement on Baltimore

Senator Ben Cardin issued the following statement on the situation in Baltimore: “We need to restore peace to our beloved Baltimore. I am fully committed to seeking justice for the death of Freddie Gray and support the efforts of thousands of Baltimoreans who have participated in non-violent protests and raised their voices in his memory. […]

Read more

April 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo Barbara Mikulski

Senator Mikulski on Demonstrations Following Death of Freddie Gray

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski has issued the following statement about the demonstrations in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray: “I absolutely support the people’s right to be heard, but join the Gray family, faith community and other leaders in calling for an end to violence‎. We need the facts to ensure justice for Freddie […]

Read more

April 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Milulski Releases Statement About Death of Rockville Resident Warren Weinstein

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski issued the following statement, today, about the death of Rockville resident Warren Weinstein, who was taken hostage by terrorists from his residence in Pakistan in 2011: “I was truly heartbroken to learn of the news of Warren Weinstein’s death. I, along with several of my colleagues in the Maryland delegation, have […]

Read more

March 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Leaders Endorse Congressman Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and the Montgomery County Council are united in their support for U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen’s bid to become a U.S. Senator. At an endorsement rally on March 9 at the steps of the Council Office Building, the elected leaders expressed their support for Van Hollen’s candidacy. You may recall […]

Read more

March 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Big Day for Congressman Chris Van Hollen in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

It was a big day for Congressman Chris Van Hollen who was endorsed for U.S. Senate by the entire Montgomery County Council and County Executive Ike Leggett at a rally in Rockville on March 9.  In his own words: Senator Barbara Mikulski announced last week that she is retiring when her term ends in 2016. […]

Read more

March 2, 2015 | Staff Writer

photo Barbara Mikulski

Mikulski’s Statement to Not Seek Reelection in 2016 to the Senate

Senator Barbara Mikulski’s released the following statement on her decision not to seek reelection in 2016: “It’s great being here in Fells Point today where I spent a good part of my life and where I learned my values. Growing up in East Baltimore was growing up in an urban village where people lived, worked, […]

Read more

February 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski “Shocked at the Findings of the NTSB’s Investigation”

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski today issued the following statement after the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued safety recommendations for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) system following the Yellow Line smoke incident on January 12 that caused the death of one passenger, critical injuries to two passengers and the hospitalization of 84 […]

Read more

January 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski: “Riders Should Not Live in Fear Every Time They Step on a Metro Train”

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) issued the following statement (below) after the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its preliminary report on Jan. 16 of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) yellow line smoke incident that caused the death of one passenger, critical injuries to two passengers and the hospitalization of 84 others: […]

Read more

January 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Applauds Obama’s Initiative to Make Community College Education More Affordable

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee and member of the Senate Community College Caucus, today applauded President Obama’s plan to make community college more affordable for American families. “I applaud the President’s proposal to make community college tuition-free for responsible students. I believe […]

Read more

December 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Barbara Mikulski

Senator Mikulski Issues Statement on Plane Crash in Gaithersburg

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) issued the following statement on the plane crash in Gaithersburg which killed six people: “My thoughts and prayers are with those who lost loved ones in yesterday’s plane crash in Gaithersburg especially to the Gemmell Family. My deepest gratitude goes to the first responders who rushed to the scene […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter