Failure to pass relief package is hurting businesses

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Restaurants, such as The Board and Brew, are feeling the impact of Congress’ failure to pass another coronavirus relief package.

House slows impeachment probe amidst Cummings commemorations

WASHINGTON – The nation’s capital and the late Elijah Cummings’s hometown of Baltimore are observing three days of commemorations of his life this week, slightly slowing the House impeachment inquiry. But Cummings’s oversight panel intends to carry on his work, Acting…

Maryland congressional Democrats seek to shore up election security before midterms

WASHINGTON – All nine of Maryland’s Democratic lawmakers in Congress have asked Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to allocate the money needed to get federal aid to improve the state’s election system infrastructure and security. “With the 2018 midterm elections fast…

In Congress, only one Maryland lawmaker gets NRA money

WASHINGTON — As congressional gun talks ramp up, advocates for stronger safety laws have called for their representatives to stop accepting campaign finance donations from the National Rifle Association. The gun rights advocacy group has given $263,818 to candidates in…

Critics hit Trump’s food program plan as ‘devastating’ to Maryland

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal 2019 includes an overhaul of a supplemental food assistance program for low-income people that could affect nearly 750,000 Marylanders. Many in the state’s predominantly Democratic congressional delegation are attacking the White…

Maryland lawmakers back U.S. strike on Syria, but many worried about what’s next

WASHINGTON – Maryland lawmakers on Friday supported the Trump administration’s decision to launch an airstrike on a Syrian airfield in response to that government’s recent chemical weapons attack. But most called on President Donald Trump to consult with Congress and…

Wait Times for VA Medical Appointments in Maryland Are Under Review

Veterans Affairs clinics and hospitals in Maryland are taking a closer look at how long patients are waiting to be seen for their appointments, after an investigation released by the Associated Press on April 8.

Next Year’s Election For Mikulski’s Seat Is A Potential ‘Land Rush’

Politicians across the state are gearing up to run for Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s seat after her retirement announcement

Majority of Maryland Congressional Delegation Will Attend Netanyahu Speech

Amid much controversy, the majority of the Maryland congressional delegation still plans to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on Tuesday.

Maryland Congressional Delegation Reacts to Obama’s Use of Force Request Against ISIS

Reactions varied among the Maryland congressional delegation Thursday to President Barack Obama’s request for authority to use military force against the Islamic State.