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Tag Archives: U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski

Fed grant to aid planning for western Maryland growth

HAGERSTOWN — The Appalachian Regional Commission is working on a road map for economic growth in western Maryland. U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced a $70,000 grant Monday from the U.S. Commerce Department to the Tri-County Council. The ...

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Webb space telescope replica ends Inner Harbor run

Three Nobel laureates, a former astronaut and Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski will be in Baltimore to discuss plans for the James Webb Space Telescope. A replica of the tennis-court sized telescope on display outside the Maryland Science Center ends its ...

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State gets $22M for new Susquehanna rail bridge

WASHINGTON — Maryland’s two U.S. senators say the state will receive $22 million in federal stimulus funding to begin work on replacing a rail bridge over the Susquehanna River. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin say replacing the 105-year-old bridge ...

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Letters to the Editor – 9/16/11

In the recent address to Congress by President Obama unveiling a new jobs bill, there was specific mention of addressing the need to extend unemployment benefits. The federal government has come to recognize the necessity of insuring that millions of ...

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Maryland lawmakers question raising migrant worker wages

WASHINGTON — Two members of Maryland’s congressional delegation are questioning the impact of visa changes that will increase wages for migrant workers at seafood processing plants. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Rep. Andy Harris say the new regulations set to go ...

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Charm City Circulator to be expanded to Fort McHenry

Expansion of the 21-bus Charm City Circulator to include the Fort McHenry Monument and National Shrine will soon take place with the help of a $1.5 million federal transportation grant. The Circulator will expand its territory into the city’s southern ...

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NAACP asks for probe of Anne Arundel police

The Anne Arundel County branch of the NAACP is asking for a Justice Department to probe into the hiring and disciplinary practices of the county’s police department, saying black officers have reported disparate treatment. The president of the county’s branch ...

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Rawlings-Blake announces Baltimore mayoral bid

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake got help from top Maryland Democrats on Monday as she launched her bid to stay in office. Gov. Martin O’Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin and Rep. Elijah Cummings joined the mayor ...

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$100K grant fosters trail-related jobs in western Maryland

CUMBERLAND — A $100,000 federal grant is helping to create jobs along the western Maryland section of a Pittsburgh-to-Washington bicycling route. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced the award Monday from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the Maryland Trail ...

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Rawlings-Blake to announce Baltimore mayoral bid

Top Maryland Democrats are helping Stephanie Rawlings-Blake launch her bid to stay in office. The Baltimore mayor is announcing her campaign outside her childhood home on Monday afternoon. She’ll be joined by Gov. Martin O’Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Sens. ...

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