Tuesday marked another day of serious debate at the Supreme Court as justices heard arguments on the constitutionality of President Obama’s health care bill. It was the second of three days of arguments over the bill, which represents the most time spent on debating a bill in more than 40 years.
In his speech to students at the Prince George’s Community College, President Barack Obama stressed the importance of clean energy jobs, and said that community colleges are in a unique position to prepare students to take them on.
Three church members protested in front of the high school, saying the wrath of God was upon the students.
Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates urged innovators to continue their work, and stressed the importance of more public and private funding for energy technology inventions, at a summit Tuesday at the Gaylord Hotel at the National Harbor.
At a hearing Tuesday, lawmakers discussed a bill that would prevent money from the state’s Transportation Trust Fund from being used for anything other than transportation projects.
Two Maryland Catholics criticized the mandate included in President Obama’s health care bill requiring religious organizations running hospitals and clinics to pay for contraception in their health care coverage for workers.