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Sun, Oct 7, 2018 / Fire Service and Law Enforcement
Today we gathered in Emmetsburg to honor and give thanks for the sacrifices of the heroes we have lost.
Fri, Oct 5, 2018 / Jobs & the Economy
I was humbled to receive this distinguished award from the Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce.
Fri, Oct 5, 2018 / Education
I thoroughly enjoyed visiting TeamBuilders Academy and meeting with students and instructors today.
Fri, Oct 5, 2018 / Jobs & the Economy
I enjoyed visiting the Thompson Creek Window Company today and touring their manufacturing facility to learn more about the work they are doing, which creates good jobs and helps grow our economy.
Tue, Oct 2, 2018 / Health Care & Seniors
Today’s report ought to be a serious wakeup call. Actions taken by the Trump Administration and Republicans in Congress to sabotage health care in our country have serious consequences for families in our state.
Tue, Oct 2, 2018 / Federal Employees
Today, I was pleased to meet with members of the Maryland chapter of NARFE to express my gratitude for their service to our country and discuss some of the most important issues facing federal employees...
Mon, Oct 1, 2018 / Fire Service and Law Enforcement
I was pleased to tour the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute this afternoon and learn more about the training the Institute develops to for emergency services personnel.
Fri, Sep 28, 2018 / Federal Employees
We are asking that you investigate the FBI’s decision-making process for the project to include whether the FBI made the decision to abandon the suburban campus option, participated in the decision but did not make the ultimate decision about changing the plan for the FBI Headquarters, and whether the FBI acted pursuant to direction from President Trump, any White House official, or Office of Management and Budget (OMB) official...
Wed, Sep 26, 2018 / Federal Employees
In their letter, Hoyer and Norton wrote, “We are deeply concerned that the process used to develop USDA’s relocation proposal may have omitted critical considerations. It is unclear whether a robust cost-benefit analysis was completed to justify relocation of two vital federal agencies.
Wed, Sep 26, 2018 / Federal Employees
During the meeting, the Members and union representatives discussed the negative impact of continued attacks by the Trump Administration and Congressional Republicans on our federal civilian workforce, including the Administration’s Executive Orders undermining the right of federal employees to engage in union activities on official time and making it easier to fire employees, as well as President Trump’s decision to cancel a scheduled pay increase for federal workers.
Wed, Sep 19, 2018 / Fire Service and Law Enforcement
I thank Senator Van Hollen for organizing this important discussion on public safety today.
Mon, Sep 17, 2018 / Environment
Regrettably, the EPA has denied the petition from Maryland requesting reductions in emissions of ozone-forming nitrogen dioxide from 36 power plants in 5 upwind states—Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Fri, Sep 14, 2018 / Fire Service and Law Enforcement
Five years ago, a gunman brought terror to the halls of the Washington Navy Yard, killing twelve and injuring eight extraordinary public servants and patriots.
Wed, Sep 12, 2018 / Health Care & Seniors
I join in congratulating Dr. Leana Wen on becoming the new president of Planned Parenthood.
Tue, Sep 11, 2018 / Fire Service and Law Enforcement / National Security & Veterans
Seventeen years ago, our nation was shaken by the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Flight 93.