The Democrats in Maryland’s Congressional delegation sent Gov.-elect Larry Hogan a letter Thursday expressing strong support for the Red Line transit project in Baltimore and the Purple Line project in suburban Washington.
The defense industry contributes generously to the state’s congressional delegation because Maryland is a leading recipient of federal defense contracts and houses more than a dozen defense contractors with operations in the state.
On Valentine’s Day, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger introduced a bill to honor the memory of Yeardley Love and shed light on the issue of domestic abuse.
The congressional supercommittee has failed, and now Maryland could face as much as $150 million in cuts to its 2014 budget.
Congressmen and union workers rallied here Tuesday in support of a bill that could help revive the financially ailing U.S. Postal Service by allowing the agency access to $21 billion paid into its retirement fund.