U.S. Senator 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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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Politicians Meet with Minority Business Leaders Over Breakfast

The Minority Legislative Breakfast brought together politicians throughout Maryland to hear the legislative priorities of minority business leaders. Indeed, the African American Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County, the Asian American Political Alliance, and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County hosted this event, which featured speeches from federal, state, and county level politicians. Above […]

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March 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Students Participate in National Gun Protest

Just one month after the deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, thousands of students from Montgomery County Public Schools marched to Washington D.C. to rally for gun law reform. With their fists up and backs turned to the White House students were silent for 17 minutes. Each minute represented one of the […]

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November 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

Cardin to Discuss Tax Reform, Health Care During Town Hall

Tax reform, health care, immigration and gun safety will be the topics of discussion during a town hall meeting hosted by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD). The meeting will take place on Saturday Nov. 18 at the I.B.E.W Local 26 located at 4371 Parliament Place in Lanham and begins at 1:00 p.m. Residents interested in attending […]

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September 5, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Senator Ben Cardin Meets with Business Leaders at the Multi-Chamber Hosted Town Hall

The Gaithersburg-Germantown and Rockville Chambers of Commerce, along with the Greater Bethesda, Montgomery County, and the Greater Silver Spring Chambers of Commerce joined forces for conversation with U.S. Senator Ben Cardin on August 31 at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. It was great for the business community to come together to talk about national […]

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August 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Maryland U.S. Senators Release Statement on Purple Line Funding

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md) issued the following statement on reports that Maryland’s Purple Line would receive full federal funding: “From day one, Team Maryland has been fighting to bring the Purple Line to Maryland, because we know it will strengthen our economy, help combat congestion and air pollution, and […]

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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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May 5, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

photo of U.S. Senator Ben Cardin

Cardin: ‘Healthcare Bill The House Passed is Tragic’ (VIDEO)

At a recent affordable housing forum in Bethesda, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md) spoke out against Thursday’s passing of the American Health Care Act in the House, calling it “tragic.” The bill, which passed by a slim margin (217-213), is the GOP’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. […]

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March 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Leaders Say ‘Hate Must Stop Now’ Amid Recent Threats Toward Faith-Based Organizations (VIDEO)

Federal, state and local elected officials gathered at the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington early Friday to stand in solidarity with the Jewish community with a clear message. “We’re coming together as a community to let it be known that we will not tolerate this type of hate crimes in our community,” U.S. […]

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March 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Updated: Officials Reaffirm Solidarity with Jewish Community After Recent Bomb Threats (VIDEO)

Updated: In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Ron Halber, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC) discusses the number of bomb threats and hate-based vandalism made toward Jewish community centers: Original post: In response to the recent threats made to the Jewish community, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is expected to be […]

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