Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski

Mikulski demands faster Fort Detrick groundwater cleanup

HAGERSTOWN — U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is demanding a faster cleanup of Fort Detrick groundwater after a national panel of scientists faulted a study that concluded harmful health effects were unlikely. The Maryland Democrat said Monday that cleanup efforts at ...

Read More »

Editorial: Cyber center is needed boost

Maryland has taken another step toward its goal of establishing itself as a national focal point of cyber security activity with the announcement of plans to create the National Cyber Center of Excellence for Cyber Security in Montgomery County. Sen. ...

Read More »

Week in review – 2/24/12: Grand Prix deal gets OK

Grand Prix deal gets OK Baltimore’s Board of Estimates voted 3-2 Wednesday to approve a contract with Downforce Racing LLC for the right to run the Baltimore Grand Prix for the next five years. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, City Solicitor George A. ...

Read More »

Mikulski, Cardin seek halt to postal center study

EASTON — Maryland’s senators are demanding a halt to any study by the Postal Service involving the closing of the distribution center in Easton and moving mail processing to Wilmington, Del. In a letter dated Thursday to the Postmaster General, ...

Read More »

Cyber security center coming to Montgomery County

GAITHERSBURG — In an effort to fight what Sen. Barbara Mikulski described as the “new enduring war” against “hate-hackers,” Maryland officials announced Thursday a plan to create the National Cyber Center of Excellence for Cyber Security in Montgomery County. The ...

Read More »

Maryland, MoCo to work with NIST on cybersecurity center

GAITHERSBURG — Maryland and Montgomery County have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Montgomery County Executive ...

Read More »

U.S. Senate committee recommends Russell for federal bench

Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge George L. Russell III took a giant step forward Thursday in his bid for a seat on the U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, by voice vote, recommended that the full ...

Read More »

UM launches new environmental research center

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland officials are launching a new kind of environmental and policy center. Gov. Martin O’Malley and Sen. Barbara Mikulski will be among the officials celebrating the University of Maryland’s National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center on Monday in Annapolis. The ...

Read More »

Knorr Brake’s Westminster expansion could bring 60 jobs

WESTMINSTER — A company that makes brakes and doors for passenger rail cars is starting work on an expansion of its Westminster plant that is expected to add 60 jobs by 2018. Knorr Brake Corp. held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday ...

Read More »

Md. senators write FERC about natural gas proposal

MYERSVILLE — Maryland’s two U.S. senators are asking federal regulators to pay close attention to residents’ concerns about a proposed natural-gas compressor station near Myersville. The letter from Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin follows similar letters by county officials ...

Read More »