Glendening joins the Carey Business School as a visiting professor focusing on smart growth.
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 […]
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, […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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[...]
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[...]
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 […]
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, […]