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Mar 16, 2011

Cardin: Maryland is threatened by belt-tightening

Maryland’s economic strengths could make the state “particularly vulnerable” to belt-tightening in Washington as lawmakers debate cuts to defense, education, environmental protection and other spending, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin said. The state’s junior senator, a 44-year veteran of elected office, said a compromise between the Republican-led House of Representatives and President Barack Oba[...]

Mar 13, 2011

Cardin: GOP is in control

As Congress girds for another budget battle this week, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin said Democrats have put themselves in “a horrible position” to stave off the spending cuts proposed by Republican lawmakers. “I think we’re in a horrible position to negotiate, and I’ve told the president of the United States that,” Cardin said Friday in […]

Feb 17, 2011

Feds give Cumberland funds to hire 8 firefighters

CUMBERLAND — The city of Cumberland is getting a federal grant to restore eight firefighter jobs it cut two years ago. Maryland’s two U.S. senators, Democrats Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin, announced the grant of more than $806,000 on Tuesday. The grant will cover wages and benefits for two years. The city must pay for […]

Feb 9, 2011

Baltimore gets $1.3M grant for fire equipment

Maryland’s senators and a Baltimore-area congressman have announced that Baltimore has received a $1.3 million grant to buy firefighting equipment. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger announced the grant on Wednesday. The money will be used to buy 310 new self-contained breathing apparatus units for the Baltimore City fire department. The […]

Nov 8, 2010

13 grants to fund rural energy efficiency in Maryland

WESTMINSTER — Thirteen energy efficiency projects in rural Maryland will be funded through federal grants announced by Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. Roscoe Bartlett. The two lawmakers joined U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director Jack Tarburton in announcing the grants Monday at Sunnsyside Farms in Westminster. The Carroll County chicken egg farm will […]

Nov 4, 2010

Sen. Cardin wants Election Day robocall investigation

U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate robocalls made on Election Day that Democrats say were intended to suppress turnout in African-American communities. “While I fully understand that campaigns can be rough and tumble, where candidates question and criticize their opponent’s record and judgment, some actions go beyond […]

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