Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Baltimore, joined other House Democrats in a letter Wednesday urging the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the status of voting machine technology and the potential problems posed by using outdated equipment.
Metro will not see an increase in fares or make major cuts in train service, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s board of directors decided Thursday in response to next year’s budget issues.
Maryland lags behind the 2014 national averages for children enrolled in afterschool programs, according to a survey commissioned by the Afterschool Alliance.
The National Transportation Safety Board issued urgent recommendations Wednesday for Metro to improve its ventilation procedures in the wake of the deadly smoke incident in the tunnel at L’Enfant Plaza in January.
The infrastructure of passenger and transit rail hangs in the balance without long-term federal funding, according to a report released Friday by the BlueGreen Alliance and the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC).
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D–Kensington, joined forces with lawmakers from both parties in persuading the Obama administration to abandon its plan to tax 529 college savings accounts.