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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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