Harris: Westminster Army Reserve Center No Longer Considered For Housing Immigrants
Following objections from Carroll County officials and some Westminster residents, the Department of Heath and Human Services has decided not to use a former Army Reserve Center in Westminster to temporarily house some of the thousands of undocumented children and teenagers coming to the U.S. at the Mexican border.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Opposition building against housing immigrant children in Md.
CONTEMPLATING COMING HERE ILLEGALLY INTO THE SOUTH TEXAS IS WE WILL SEND YOU BACK.
The Baltimore Sun
Harris opposes Carroll County immigrant shelter
Rep. Andy Harris, the state's sole Republican in Congress, vowed Friday to use his position on the House Appropriations Committee to block any effort by the federal government to set up a shelter for immigrant children in Carroll County.
The never-ending war on poverty
President Lyndon Johnson stood before Congress and declared a "war on poverty" in January 1964.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
The Washington Post
Rock on: Fort Reno concerts will take place in 2014 after all
After announcing its cancellation last week, Fort Reno organizer Amanda MacKaye said the popular free rock concerts will go on as planned beginning July 7, the outcome of a Monday meeting between MacKaye and National Park Service officials.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Not so fast, the Fort Reno concert series could still happen
A source close to the situation tells WTOP the National Park Service will meet next week with the concert permit holder to find a reasonable solution.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Gansler absent as Brown praises Dem rivals at unity conference
Democrat Anthony G. Brown took the stage at a Democratic unity event Thursday night and planted a kiss squarely on his former political rival, Del.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Statement of Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) in opposition to The ...
Statement of Congressman Chris Van Hollen in opposition to The Consumer Protection and End-User Relief Act and believe a properly resourced CFTC has a critical role to play in promoting fair and transparent markets that effectively serve end users and consumers without putting taxpayers or our financial system at risk.
He comes from C onstellation Energy Nuclear Group , where he served in several high-level roles, including senior vice president.
Pro Report: Forces begin assessments in Iraq - BP closes internal...
FORCES BEGIN ASSESSMENTS IN IRAQ: About 130 total Army Special Forces, special operations and other troops arrived in Iraq Tuesday and will spend the next two to three weeks helping the Iraqi military assess the issue on the ground and advise U.S. commanders on how best to help.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Incumbents Win in Md. Congressional Races
Maryland's eight members of Congress were nominated to serve new terms after facing mostly little-known and poorly funded challengers in Tuesday's primary.
The Baltimore Sun
Frosh wins Democratic primary for attorney general
Brian E. Frosh , a veteran state senator from Montgomery County who championed gun control and environmental protection, defeated two opponents to win Tuesday's Democratic primary for Maryland attorney general.
No upsets in Maryland's congressional races
The Associated Press has already called the races in favor of Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger , Rep. John Sarbanes and Rep. Elijah Cummings .
Public Citizen: DISCLOSE Act Would End the Scandal of - Dark Money' in Federal Elections
June 24 - Public Citizen strongly supports the DISCLOSE Act of 2014, reintroduced in the Senate today by U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and 50 co-sponsors .
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Advocates want $5B for childhood cancer fight
Advocates for those with childhood cancers will tell lawmakers Tuesday that more funding is badly needed the help research and treat the diseases.
No upsets expected in Md. congressional races
Maryland's eight members of Congress are expected to ward off lesser-known challengers following a sleepy primary season for the candidates in the heavily Democratic state.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
House challengers in Md. look to Cantor's loss for inspiration
When first-time House candidate Jonathan Goff Jr. was learning how to fill out a campaign finance report, an official at the Federal Election Commission handed him a sample filing from one of the most prominent members of Congress .
Tue Jun 17, 2014
U.S. Senate's tax writer sees 15-month 'window' for tax reform
The U.S. Senate's chief tax law writer on Tuesday vowed to work on overhauling the federal tax code by August 2015, citing a move by Medtronic Inc to shift its tax home base to Ireland as a spur to congressional action.
Lawmakers predict no government shutdown this year
Two of the lawmakers who have been deeply involved in bipartisan efforts aimed at reducing annual deficits said Tuesday that they do not expect a government shutdown this year.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
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Congress Passes Bill to Renew Sec. 179 Expensing Provisions
The House voted late last week to make permanent a generous tax break that makes it easier for small businesses to buy new equipment and improve their property, part of an election-year showdown over a series of expired tax breaks worth billions.