As Maryland and other states struggle, Trump declares opioids a ‘public health emergency’

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Thursday announced before a packed White House East Room that the opioid epidemic is a public health emergency. “It’s time to liberate our communities from this scourge of drug addiction,” Trump said, flanked on…

Marylander a leading contender for Democratic Party leader

WASHINGTON — As the race for the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee comes to a close, a former Maryland politician has positioned himself as one of the front-runners. Thomas Perez, former labor secretary under President Barack Obama and a…

Mikulski, Democrats Press for Final Decision on Expanding Overtime Pay

Mikulski and fellow Democrats push for updates in overtime pay proposal.

Apprenticeships Should Be in Every Zip Code: Labor Secretary Thomas Perez

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said Tuesday that apprenticeships are the need of the hour and should grow in all sectors, especially in the fields of health care, technology and cyber security.