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.

D.C., Maryland Lead in Women’s Economic Equality

Women in the District of Columbia are better off economically than women in any state, according to the second report in a seven-part series from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research that was released Wednesday.

Cardin to Replace Menendez as Ranking Member of Foreign Relations Committee

Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., will become ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee after Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. stepped down amid corruption charges, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s office announced Thursday.

Maryland Economic Issues Addressed in Smart Growth Report

Maryland boasts a “strong economic foundation” but it needs to address a “triple bottom line”–economic, social and environmental challenges–to enjoy long-term economic prosperity, according to a report released Thursday by The University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth.

Maryland Undocumented Immigrant Awaits Government Action

As he stood outside the White House last November, Miguel A. Guzman listened with bated breath as President Barack Obama announced immigration policy changes that would protect an estimated 4.4 million undocumented immigrants from deportation and allow Guzman to legally stay in the U.S. with his wife and two young children.

Maryland Makes Top Ten List for Strict Gun Laws

Maryland ranks seventh among the states for laws that help keep guns out of the hands of criminals, according to the 2015 Brady Campaign.

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.