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December 8, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Minorities Discuss 2017 Business Priorities with Elected Officials

Establishing goals and priorities for 2017 was the main focus at the 16th Annual Minority Legislative Breakfast in early Thursday. The breakfast was a joint effort organized by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the African American Chamber of Commerce and the Asian American Political Alliance. “This is an annual event to put forth small business […]

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August 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 16, in Montgomery County

The heat wave continues today with temperatures in the 90s and possible thunderstorms this afternoon according to the National Weather Service. Here are five more things you need to know today, Aug. 16th, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and U.S. Senator Ben Cardin are scheduled to tour the damaged buildings at […]

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February 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

National Cybersecurity Center Opens in Montogmery County (VIDEO)

The nation’s hub on civil cyber defense just opened its doors in Montgomery County. A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony took place at the newly expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence this week. Lorna Virgili reports.   Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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February 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Officials Celebrate Newly Expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Government officials and business leaders toured and celebrated the newly expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Rockville on Monday. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. The new facility is 60,000 square-feet and includes 22 labs. U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski, U.S. Senator […]

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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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December 16, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Senator Barbara Mikulski Secures $390 Million In FY16 Bill For FBI Headquarters in Maryland (VIDEO)

Senator Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Subcommittee on Commerce Justice, and Science, announced that she successfully included $390 million in the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016. The funding will be used to begin the construction of a new consolidated headquarters for the […]

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October 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Mikulski Metro Bill Passes Committee

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski announced on Oct. 7 that new legislation to help improve safety oversight of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) has been passed by the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee. The legislation, introduced on Sept. 29, would alter the way members of the Metro Board of Directors are appointed. “I will […]

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August 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

Mikulski Hears From Students On College Tuition, Access, and Books (VIDEO)

During a recent visit to Montgomery College’s Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus on Aug.11 th, Sen. Barbara Mikulski discussed college affordability with students, professors and staff. Mikulski said she wanted to hear from students about college access as part of her Maryland College Affordability Tour. “That’s why I’m here today. Congress is beginning its debate on […]

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August 10, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Senator Mikulski to Visit Montgomery College in Silver Spring

Senator Barbara Mikulski is scheduled to visit the Montgomery College’s Takoma Park Silver Spring Campus on Aug. 11 at 10:15 a.m. to discuss college affordability and access with College President DeRionne Pollard. The visit comes after Mikulski’s announcement- along with Senator Ben Cardin- that the U.S. Department of Education awarded $4,2 million in grants to 15 institutes […]

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August 5, 2015 | Aline Barros

Mikulski and Cardin Introduce Amendments to Cybersecurity Bill

Maryland Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski introduced two amendments to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) to provide additional protections to federal workers and to expand security of federal cyber systems. The first amendment will provide Office of Personnel Management (OPM) with an additional $37 million to accelerate the completion of scheduled improvements to network […]

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