Tag Archives: Sen. Chris Van Hollen

Federal workers’ pensions targeted in budget deal

WASHINGTON — Top lawmakers have found easy prey in their hunt for savings for Congress’ budget deal: federal workers’ retirement programs, which are notably generous compared to the norm in private industry. Most federal civilian employees hired beginning in January ...

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Van Hollen opens office in Mount Airy

MOUNT AIRY — Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen is opening an office in Carroll County. Van Hollen, a Democrat who represents Maryland’s 8th congressional district, is holding a grand opening celebration on Monday evening at his new district office in ...

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Frosh explores bid for Md. attorney general in 2014

Sen. Brian E. Frosh, a Montgomery County Democrat, launched a committee Thursday that will help him explore a campaign for attorney general in 2014, apparently indicating that incumbent Douglas F. Gansler will run for governor that year.

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Bartlett survives GOP primary challenge, will face Delaney in fall

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett defeated seven Republican primary challengers Tuesday and will face Democratic businessman John Delaney in the fall in what is expected to be a hotly contested House race. Preliminary election results show Bartlett with 44 ...

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6th District brawl main event in House races

WASHINGTON — Candidates in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District focused their last-minute campaigning mainly on Montgomery and Frederick counties Tuesday as voters went to the polls to choose their parties’ nominees. The western Maryland district, a longtime GOP stronghold, was drastically ...

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Windows narrowing for transportation funding in Maryland

Next year will be a critical time for transportation funding in Maryland, with both federal and state lawmakers facing narrowing windows in which to act on legislation to pay for highways and transit systems, transportation advocates said Monday. Transportation aid ...

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