Dorchester County Volunteer Fire Companies to Get $780,000 in Grants
CAMBRIDGE , Md.- Eight volunteer fire companies in Dorchester County will get more than $780,000 in federal funding to purchase life-saving firefighting equipment.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Ocean Pines Independent
Somerset board to review wind turbine project ordinance
Somerset board to review wind turbine project ordinance The county planning board will review an ordinance regarding wind turbines in the county.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Coast Guard signs new agreement to service NOAA fleet at Curtis Bay yard
The U.S. Coast Guard's shipyard in Curtis Bay has signed an agreement to provide ship maintenance over the next five years for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admininstration's Atlantic fleet.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Behind the White House maneuvering on migrants
The White House fax arrived at the Senate on July 22 with no letterhead attached and an almost Onion-like heading: "Deliberative Pre-decisional Technical Assistance."
The Baltimore Sun
Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide [Editorial]
The wind-power power struggle at the highest levels of Maryland's Democratic Party seemed to have been decided in May when Gov. Martin O'Malley bucked Rep. Steny Hoyer to veto legislation that would have essentially killed a green energy project on the Eastern Shore.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
MT. Vernon VFD Gets Funding For Life-Saving Fire Equipment
U.S. Democratic Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced Friday that the Mt.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Ocean Pines Independent
Energy advocates oppose Mikulski's delay of wind farm
Energy advocates oppose Mikulski's delay of wind farm Advocates and legislators are calling to stop further delaying the Somerset project.
Senators Plead for One-Year Moratorium on Postal Consolidation
Half the Senate wants to block Phase 2 of USPS's Network Rationlization plan. Are they serious, or merely posturing? Fifty vacationing Senators attached their names to a letter sent today to the chairwoman and ranking member of the Appropriations Committee, asking them to block Phase 2 of the U.S. Postal Service's Network Rationalization plan.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Delaney: Bring home Md. man still in hands of al-Qaeda
A Maryland congressman is urging President Obama and the State Department to do everything they can to help bring home a man who was kidnapped in Pakistan three years ago.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
New Bill Would Invest In Baltimore's Railroad System
BALTIMORE - Getting back on track. A dire warning: America's railroad lines are in desperate need of funding for upgrades and repairs.
UMMC receives $50K domestic violence grant
More assistance is coming for victims of domestic violence in Maryland as the University of Maryland Medical Center becomes the 10th hospital-based program in the state for victims.
Mikulski Plots One More Push at Omnibus
When the Senate returns next month, the chamber's top appropriator is planning one more push at an omnibus, even if it's a serious long shot.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Feinstein squares off with Obama
Sen. Dianne Feinstein is squaring off with President Obama again, this time over a long-awaited Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency's harsh interrogation practices.
The Las Vegas Sun
A pair of no-brainers for stagnant Congress
I am sure I am not alone when I express a very high degree of frustration with Congress, which has managed to maintain the lowest ratings of public approval in recorded history.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Obama and DC statehood
Finally, democracy in Washington, D.C. merits a presidential mention. President Obama over the past five-and-a-half years has had a lot to say about democracy in Iraq and Afghanistan, but the lack of democracy in D.C. has received scant or no attention at all.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
National Review Online
Senator Lamar Alexander Releases Ad with Dubious Statement about His Record on Immigration
The latest pitch from Senator Lamar Alexander about his record on immigration may mislead some GOP voters headed to the ballot box today's primary.
Senators visit Newport News Shipbuilding
Senator Mark Warner , along with Senator Barbara Mikulski from Maryland, got to meet shipbuilders and take a look at the ships currently at the yard.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
How the CEO of Girl Scouts made me want to do more than buy Thin Mints
Anna Maria Chavez, CEO of Girls Scouts of the USA, speaks at the Baltimore Business Journal's Enterprising Women event Aug. 1. I wasn't even a Brownie.
Dorchester Co. Fire Departments Receive Equipment Grant
DORCHESTER CO., Md. - U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced this week that $832,390 in federal grant funding has been awarded among seven Volunteer Fire Departments in Dorchester County through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Mikulski Announces Federal Disaster Assistance for Flooding Recovery in Western Maryland
"This federal assistance will help families, businesses and communities work to recover and rebuild lives and livelihoods that have been uprooted and overturned."