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  1. Senators introduce legislation to improve Metro safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Senators introduce legislation to improve Metro safety U.S. Senators from Virginia and Maryland have introduced a legislation to help improve Metro safety. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1HYP77a The amendment introduced by U.S Senator Mark R. Warner , Barbara Mikulski , Tim Kaine, and Ben Cardin would establish minimum safety standards for the operations of the nation's aging transit systems and improve the way the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority board is appointed, according to a press release.

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  2. Thousands celebrate Baltimore PrideRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    ... figures included Reps. Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen who are seeking to succeed the retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski. Local advocacy and health organizations participated, such as FreeState Legal, Chase Brexton Health Services and Johns Hopkins ...

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  3. Watch and learn, progressives: Donna Edwards and Elizabeth Warren...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Salon

    ... who is running for the Democratic nomination for Senate to fill the seat long held by Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski. So I'm printing her speech in full, here, with her permission. She makes a pitch for her own Senate candidacy at the end, and I'm ...

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  4. Democratic Leader: Give Hack Victims Lifetime Protection Services, and Then SomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Government Executive

    ... Even if OPM made that case, there is no guarantee Congress would go along with it. On Thursday, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., attempted to attach to an appropriations bill a provision to give OPM $37 million in emergency funding to shore up its ...

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  5. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) introduced the measure to ensure protection of civil servants.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | National Journal

    ... by the second breach -- were offered just 18 months of credit monitoring and identity theft insurance. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., the committee's ranking member, introduced the measure, saying it was the least lawmakers could to do to ensure the ...

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  6. Aberdeen Proving Ground welcomes new Garrison CommanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... in attendance included state Sens. Robert Cassilly and J.B. Jennings; Bart Kennedy representing Sen. Barbara Mikulski; Mary O'Keefe, attending for Rep. Andy Harris; retired U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Michael Hayes, director of Military and Federal ...

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  7. AFGE Praises Senate Committee's Action to Enhance Protections for...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Freshnews

    ... for related damages. The measures go far beyond what OPM has said it would provide. "I commend Sen. Barbara Mikulski for introducing these measures, which would significantly enhance protections for employees, retirees and job applicants whose ...

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  8. e-QIP returns, appropriators back credit protection, senators prod SEC on open dataRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Federal Computer Week

    ... as an amendment to the General Government and Financial Services appropriations bill by ranking member Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) The bill would provide $264.5 million in funding for OPM, which is $7.5 million below the level requested by the ...

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  9. OPM Cyber Spending to Get a Budget Boost -- But Is It Enough?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Government Executive

    ... appropriations committee defeated an amendment to a fiscal 2016 spending bill offered by Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., which would have nearly doubled the amount of new cyber funding and allowed OPM to complete its controversial IT modernization ...

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  10. Comey in Aspen: Terrorists seek cyber skills to strike U.S. -...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Politico

    ... and @ MorningCybersec . Full team info is below. TODAY: MIKULSKI TO SEEK MORE MONEY FOR OPM TECH - Sen. Barbara Mikulski plans to offer an amendment in the Senate Appropriations Committee today to devote an additional $37 million to accelerate IT ...

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    Thursday Jul 23 | The Washington Post

    ... nation-state hackers have proven adept at breaking through networks." CYBER PROPOSALS ON THE HILL: Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) said she would offer amendments to a spending bill Thursday to boost funding for federal cybersecurity and provide at ...

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  12. Highway Bill Clears First of Many HurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | National Journal

    ... talk over the legislation and their issues with it. "We've got a 1,000-page bill," Maryland Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski said. "We have a lot of back and forth, so with a 1,000-page bill there were concerns that I had with safety issues, the ...

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  13. Senators Want to Give DHS New CYBERCOM-like Powers to Thwart Civilian Agency HacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Government Executive

    ... of Indiana, and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire are behind the bill. The Democratic backers include Sens. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, Claire McCaskill of Missouri, and Mark Warner of Virginia. "The attack on OPM has been a painful illustration of ...

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  14. Top Dem to offer proposals to improve cybersecurityRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Hill

    Sen. Barbara Mikulski plans to offer amendments to a spending bill Thursday that would boost funding to improve federal cybersecurity and protect millions of people whose personal information was exposed in a major breach. Mikulski, the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, will present her proposals Thursday during a markup of the 2016 Financial Services and General Government spending bill.

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  15. Collins, Warner look to give DHS more power to police federal networksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Federal Computer Week

    ... floor in August or September. The bill is co-sponsored by Sens. Dan Coats (R-Ind.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) The co-sponsors, Collins noted, range across relevant Senate committees of jurisdiction ...

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  16. Baltimore is queenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... in District 46. And, of course, there is Baltimore's most famous political daughter - retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski - the grocer's kid from Highlandtown who went from Baltimore City councilwoman to become one of the most powerful members of the ...

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  17. Almanac for Monday, July 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include Macedonian leader Alexander the Great in 356 B.C.; Austrian monk/pioneering botanist Gregor Johann Mendel in 1822; New Zealand explorer Edmund Hillary, who in 1953 reached the summit of Mount Everest, in 1919; Elliot Richardson, attorney general under U.S. President Richard Nixon, in 1920; actor Sally Ann Howes in 1930 ; author Cormac McCarthy in 1933 ; U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., the longest serving woman in U.S. Congress history, in 1936 ; actor Diana Rigg in 1938 actor Natalie Wood in 1938; singer Kim Carnes in 1945 ; guitarist Carlos Santana in 1947 ; actor Donna Dixon in 1957 ; actor Sandra Oh in 1971 ; actor Omar Epps in 1973 .

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  18. The long, strange trip to Pluto, and how NASA nearly missed itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... year in a row that the administration had tried to kill such a mission. But Congress, persuaded by Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, inserted earmarks in the spending bills to keep the Pluto mission on track. Managers of spacecraft missions often ...

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  19. Remarkable mission to Pluto nearly didn't happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Seattle Times

    ... The president's budget proposal for 2003 included no money for Pluto. But Congress, persuaded by Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, inserted earmarks in the spending bills to keep the Pluto mission on track. Managers of spacecraft missions often ...

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  20. Last week's computer crashes didn't reveal a hidden handRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Daily Herald

    ... At a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing that had coincidentally been scheduled for that afternoon, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., told FBI Director James Comey, "I don't believe in coincidences." But it was a coincidence. No conspiracies, ...

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