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Jun 21, 2022

Will it be Maryland or Virginia? Feds Near a Verdict on New FBI Headquarters

Source: Maryland Matters Author: Jennifer Shutt

The J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building in Washington, D.C., is in ill repair, and Maryland and Virginia are scrambling to relocate the headquarters in their jurisdictions. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty […]

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Jun 14, 2022

Retirement, emergency savings bill approved by Senate panel

Source: CQ News Author: Laura Weiss

A legislative package aimed at expanding opportunities for Americans to tuck away funds for retirement and spur more savings for unexpected emergencies won unanimous backing from the Senate Health, Education, […]

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Jun 9, 2022

Maryland mass shooting: 3 dead, 1 hurt after Smithsburg manufacturing facility shooting

Source: FOX5 DC News Author: FOX 5 DC Digital Team

SMITHSBURG, Md. – Three people are dead after a shooting at a manufacturing facility in Smithsburg, Maryland, according to authorities. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office confirms deputies responded to the […]

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May 25, 2022

Texas School Slaughter: Delmarva Reaction

Source: WGMD Author: Mark Fowser

Delmarva lawmakers are starting to react to Tuesday’s massacre at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. U.S and State of Delaware and Maryland flags are flying at half-staff until sunset […]

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May 17, 2022

OPINION: U.S., Japan must boost deterrence as China learns lessons from Russia

Source: Kyodo News Author: Ben Cardin, Bill Hagerty and John Cornyn

We recently led the first congressional delegation to Japan since the pandemic began and met with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and top officials, former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other […]

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Apr 15, 2022

SBA releases 'equity plan' to better serve minority-owned businesses

Source: Baltimore Business Journal Author: Andy Medic

The Small Business Administration released an equity plan Thursday alongside dozens of other federal agencies as part of a wider effort to reduce lending and program disparities among minority entrepreneurs. […]

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Apr 6, 2022

Funding doubled for Mid-Bay Island Ecosystem Restoration

Source: The Star Democrat Author: Luke Parker

The state-led project utilizing dredged material to restore the habitats and structure of two Chesapeake Bay islands has secured an additional $46.5 million from the federal infrastructure bill, U.S. Senator […]

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Mar 16, 2022

Amid painful tax season, bipartisan duo eyes IRS budget fix

Source: Roll Call Author: Laura Weiss

After giving the IRS its biggest budget boost in years, some lawmakers are turning to new efforts to deliver resources to the beleaguered agency in the middle of a tax […]

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Mar 5, 2022

Ukraine war lead topic at PACE Breakfast

Source: Cumberland Times News Author: Greg Larry

The topic of the war in Ukraine took center stage at Friday morning’s PACE Breakfast as Sen. Ben Cardin and other featured speakers spoke in support of the Ukrainian people. […]

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Feb 11, 2022

Biden’s Plan B: A Deficit-Reduction Bill?

Source: The Fiscal Times Author: Yuval Rosenberg and Michael Rainey

The White House is reportedly considering revamping President Biden’s Build Back Better economic plan and making it more of a deficit-reduction package in an effort to win the support of […]

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