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Federal lawmakers in both parties seek to redress veteran homelessness

The measure is a response to a May 2020 Government Accountability Office report that, among other things, detailed insufficient coordination on housing between the Department of Veteran Affairs and local housing providers.

At Baltimore’s port, Biden touts ‘once-in-a-generation’ infrastructure investments

The Baltimore facility, which Biden called “one of the best ports in the country,” is set to benefit from the infrastructure legislation passed by the House on Friday.

Ahead of Veterans Day, Biden administration focuses on veteran suicides

Veterans make up about 7.9% of the U.S. population, but account for about 13.5% percent of suicides in the country, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Massive infrastructure bill cleared by House includes nearly $8 billion for Maryland

The bill, which won final passage by the House late Friday, includes nearly $8 billion for highway, public transportation, ports and broadband projects throughout the state.

Hoyer proposes $9 billion trust fund to help reverse global deforestation

The legislation would authorize creation of a State Department trust fund for developing countries to reverse deforestation and thus reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Van Hollen, Cardin push pilot program to curb military vehicle rollover deaths

The senators’ measure would create a pilot program requiring data recorders to be placed on Army and Marine Corps tactical vehicles.

Supreme Court hears arguments on Texas abortion law Monday

With a more conservative court, pro-choice and pro-life activists are closely watching this case.

As millions quit jobs for new opportunities, ‘Great Resignation’ shows no signs of waning

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Oct. 12 that 4.3 million people quit their jobs in August.

Questions and answers about the upcoming climate summit in Scotland

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden is set to attend the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, starting on Monday. The conference, referred to as COP26, is the first opportunity for Biden to try to convince the international…

Abortion bans disproportionately impact marginalized communities, activists say

A variety of abortion restrictions have been passed in 21 states, with others pending in state legislatures.