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U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski

Oct 31, 2017

Glendening joins Johns Hopkins faculty

Glendening joins the Carey Business School as a visiting professor focusing on smart growth.

Jan 12, 2017

Mikulski to join Johns Hopkins as professor, adviser

Former U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski will join the Johns Hopkins University on Jan. 16 as a professor of public policy and presidential adviser, the school announced Thursday. Mikulski will participate in lectures, seminars and symposia across the university, Johns Hopkins said in a news release. She also will organize gatherings featuring nationally known policymakers […]

Dec 7, 2016

In farewell, Mikulski urges bipartisanship and a warning

WASHINGTON – Since the 1990s, Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski has periodically organized dinners with the rest of the women in the Senate, no matter the party affiliation. The women call these dinners their “zone of civility,” in which they talk about things ranging from their personal lives to political matters. Everything is off the record, […]

Dec 7, 2016

Maryland’s ‘Sen. Barb’ bids farewell

WASHINGTON — Maryland Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski, a 40-year veteran of Congress and a tough-as-nails advocate for Maryland, the poor and women’s rights, said farewell to the Senate on Wednesday, recalling her roots as a Baltimore community activist and her work for “for jobs and justice.” Mikulski is the longest serving woman in the Senate. […]

Aug 31, 2016

Maryland awarded $800K to restore oysters in Chesapeake Bay

WASHINGTON — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded $800,000 to Maryland to help restore the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced the award in a news release Tuesday. The award to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will go to producing and planting 1.5 billion hatchery seeds in […]

Jul 27, 2016

Mikulski submits Clinton’s name for Democratic nomination

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski says Hillary Clinton wants to break down all the barriers to opportunity. Mikulski submitted Clinton’s name for the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday at the party’s convention in Philadelphia to make her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race. Mikulski, who is the […]

Jun 15, 2016

Mikulski to co-chair hearing on child care

WASHINGTON — Sen. Barbara Mikulski is co-chairing a bipartisan hearing on access to child care. The Maryland Democrat will co-chair the hearing on Wednesday in Washington with North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr. The hearing will focus on challenges different states face in implementing the Child Care Development Block Grant Act of 2014 to improve access […]

Jan 24, 2016

Seven state legislators work on State Circle, have their eyes on Capitol Hill

Six state lawmakers are campaigning this year to leave the State House in favor of a seat in the U.S. Capitol, and a seventh says he will file campaign documents within a week with hope to make the move to Congress as well.

Jan 5, 2016

Social Security HQ in Woodlawn in line for $150M renovation

The U.S. Social Security Administration headquarters in Woodlawn is slated for a $150 million renovation. The funding, contained in the recently enacted consolidated federal appropriations  measure,was announced Tuesday morning by U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, SSA acting Commissioner Carolyn Colvin, Rep. Elijah Cummings and other officials. The money is for the design, engineering and constructi[...]

Nov 24, 2015

Obama recognizes Mikulski, others with nation’s highest civilian award

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will recognize 17 people on Tuesday with the nation’s highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Entertainers receiving the award are Barbra Streisand, Steven Spielberg, Stephen Sondheim, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, James Taylor and Itzhak Perlman. Politicians include three Democrats: Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, former Rep. Lee Hami[...]

Nov 2, 2015

Citing Md. seafood industry need, Mikulski introduces visa bill

Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Maryland, has introduced a bipartisan bill to help seasonal workers navigate the H-2B non-agricultural visa program. The Save our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of 2015 will help small businesses meet their need for seasonal employees and better respond to fluctuations in demand, according to a statement from Mikulski’s office. Mikulski introduced […]

Sep 30, 2015

Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger not running for US Senate

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger said Tuesday he will run for re-election to his House seat in 2016, instead of running for the Senate seat that will open up when Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires next year. Ruppersberger, a Democrat who represents portions of Baltimore city as well as parts of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, […]

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