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Tag Archives: U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski

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 ...

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Mikulski emails to Clinton part of State Department document dump

Messages show Sen. Barbara Mikulski was planning on running for re-election, was actively raising money including a fundraiser feature former President Bill Clinton and worried her early efforts forced Republican former Gov. Robert Ehrlich to challenge Gov. Martin O'Malley.

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Federal grant to help Garrett County study fracking impact

WASHINGTON — The federal government is awarding funds to help a western Maryland county study the potential economic impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced the $37,500 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission ...

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Next steps discussed for struggling neighborhoods

Increasing tax credits to support investment in low-income communities, supporting summer jobs programs and helping ex-offenders expunge their criminal records are some of the priorities to help Baltimore's struggling neighborhoods, community activists said Monday. A week after riots erupted in Baltimore, a group of political, religious and community leaders met at the Greater Baltimore Urban League to discuss what the next steps for the low-income areas of the city ought to be. "[We need] to give an example for the nation as to how we can truly make a difference in Baltimore," said U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin.

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