Press Releases & Statements

May 28, 2009

CARDIN ANNOUNCES PRIORITY APPROPRIATIONS REQUESTS FOR MARYLAND, INCL. BALTIMORE AREA

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today announced his FY 2010 budget appropriations requests for Maryland, including priorities for the Baltimore region .   The Senate will take up the appropriations bills this summer. A complete list of Senator Cardin's appropriations requests can be found at cardin.senate.gov .   "The appropriations process must be open and transparent. The … Continue Reading


May 27, 2009

CARDIN ANNOUNCES PRIORITY APPROPRIATIONS REQUESTS FOR MARYLAND, INCLUDING FREDERICK, WASHINGTON, ALLEGANY AND GARRETT COUNTIES

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today announced his FY 2010 budget appropriations requests for Maryland, including projects that would benefit Western Maryland .   The Senate will take up the appropriations bills this summer. A complete list of Senator Cardin's appropriations requests can be found at cardin.senate.gov .   "The appropriations process must be open and transparent.… Continue Reading


May 27, 2009

CARDIN ANNOUNCES PRIORITY APPROPRIATIONS REQUESTS FOR MARYLAND, INCLUDING CARROLL AND HARFORD COUNTIES

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today announced his FY 2010 budget appropriations requests for Maryland, including priorities for Carroll and Harford counties.  The Senate will take up the appropriations bills this summer. A complete list of Senator Cardin's appropriations requests can be found at cardin.senate.gov .   "The appropriations process must be open and transparent. … Continue Reading


May 27, 2009

CARDIN ANNOUNCES PRIORITY APPROPRIATIONS REQUESTS FOR MARYLAND, INCLUDING SOUTHERN MARYLAND

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today announced his FY 2010 budget appropriations requests for Maryland, including priorities for the Eastern Shore.  The Senate will take up the appropriations bills this summer. A complete list of Senator Cardin's appropriations requests can be found at cardin.senate.gov.   "The appropriations process must be open and transparent. The American people have a right to know how their tax dollars … Continue Reading


May 26, 2009

CARDIN STATEMENT ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF PRESIDENT OBAMA'S SUPREME COURT NOMINEE

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following statement in response to President Obama's announcement that he will nominate Judge Sonia Sotomayor to serve on the Supreme Court, filling the vacancy left by Justice David Souter. "I welcome the announcement by President Obama of his intent to nominate Judge Sonia Sotomayor to fill the upcoming vacancy on the Supreme Court. We… Continue Reading


May 22, 2009

MARYLAND SENATORS ASK TREASURY SECRETARY GEITHNER TO EXPLAIN LOCAL GM AND CHRYSLER DEALERSHIP CLOSINGS

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (Both MD), sent a joint letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner today urging him to obtain more detailed information from Chrysler and General Motors on their recent decision to abruptly close hundreds of local dealerships nationwide.   "Our constituents are rightly concerned about this latest economic threat to their communities, which is why I want to understand the reason General Motors… Continue Reading


May 22, 2009

CARDIN, CASEY RECOMMEND REVIEW OF IRAQI REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT POLICIES

WASHINGTON, DC- U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, and Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), Chairman of the Helsinki Commission, urged Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to review procedures impeding the rapid resettlement of Iraqi refugees to the United States.    … Continue Reading


May 21, 2009

CARDIN ANNOUNCES PRIORITY APPROPRIATIONS REQUESTS FOR MARYLAND, INCLUDING EASTERN SHORE

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today announced his FY 2010 budget appropriations requests for Maryland, including priorities for the Eastern Shore.  The Senate will take up the appropriations bills this summer. A complete list of Senator Cardin's appropriations requests can be found at cardin.senate.gov .   "The appropriations process must be open and transparent. The America… Continue Reading


May 21, 2009

CARDIN PRAISES OBAMA FOR REITERATING THE NEED FOR BALANCE AND THE RULE OF LAW WHILE PROTECTING THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), Chairman of Judiciary Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee and Chairman of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, released the following statement in response to President Obama's remarks on national security delivered today at the National Archives:   "For four months now, President Obama has been cleaning up the messes left by the previous administration. For eight year… Continue Reading


May 20, 2009

CARDIN: ENCOURAGING MEETING WITH PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU REAFFIRMS SHARED US-ISRAEL PRIORITIES

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) and Chairman of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, parti cipated today in a Senate meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Senator Cardin previously met with Prime Minister Netanyahu in February, days after Israel's national election, as the government coalition was being finalized.   "Prime Minister Netanyahu's Washington visi… Continue Reading


May 19, 2009

CARDIN PRAISES OBAMA PROPOSAL FOR HIGHER FUEL ECONOMY, CUTS TO HARMFUL EMISSIONS

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee , today commended President Obama for proposing historic standards for cutting greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks.   The new national standard would match the final goal of what has become known as the "California Waiver," which would have allowed states like Maryland to adopt major pollution reduction measures that would reduce harmfu… Continue Reading


May 19, 2009

CARDIN WELCOMES MARYLAND'S JOHN PORCARI TO THE SENATE AS OBAMA NOMINEE FOR DEPUTY SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION

Washington , DC - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD) , today proudly introduced Maryland's Secretary of Transportation John Porcari to the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee as President Obama's choice for Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation.   "I have known John Porcari for many years. He is a person of unquestioned integrity and professionalism who gets t… Continue Reading


May 19, 2009

CARDIN PRAISES SENATE PASSAGE OF CONSUMER PROTECTIONS FOR CREDIT CARD USERS

Washington, DC - The U.S. Senate today approved by a vote of 90-5, a bill co-sponsored by Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD) that will provide American consumers with greater protections from misleading and abusive credit card practices. The Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act amends the Truth-in-Lending Act to establish fair and sensible rules during this critical time for our economy. The bill, as amended, will go to the House of Repr… Continue Reading


May 18, 2009

SENATOR CARDIN COMMENDS SBA FOR LAUNCHING NEW 100% GUARANTEE ARC LOAN PROGRAM TO HELP STRUGGLING BUSINESSES

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), a member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, today commended the Small Business Administration (SBA) for establishing a new loan program to help small businesses get cash flowing again during this economic downturn.   Beginning on June 15, the SBA will start guaranteeing America's Recovery Capital (ARC) loans.   ARC loans are deferred-payment loans of up to $35,000 available to establishe… Continue Reading


May 15, 2009

CARDIN JOINS CHESAPEAKE BAY TRUST AND OTHER BAY PARTNERS IN ANNOUNCING NEARLY $700,000 IN GRANTS TO RESTORE BAY SHORELINE

ST. MICHAELS, MD - U.S. Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD) today joined U.S. Congressman Frank Kratovil (MD-1), Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Shari Wilson and officials from the Chesapeake Bay Trust, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Keith Campbell Foundation in announcing $689,000 to 11 grantees to promote living shoreline projects in the Chesapeake Bay region   Senator Cardin also was joined by Peter Byrnes, Chairma… Continue Reading


May 14, 2009

EPW COMMITTEE MOVES LANDMARK WATER INFRASTRUCTURE LEGISLATION

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S . Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Water and Wildlife Subcommittee and EPW Chairman Barbara Boxer (D-CA), along with and EPW Ranking Member James Inhofe (R-OK), and subcommittee ranking member Mike Crapo (R-ID) applauded Committee passage of The Water Infrastructure Financing Act, which provides the foundation for our nation's drinking water and wastewater infrastr… Continue Reading


May 14, 2009

CARDIN CONDEMNS ACTS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY

Washington, DC -   U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), Chairman of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (also known as the U.S. Helsinki Commission) and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, condemned the continued acts of sexual violence against women in war zones as inhumane and intolerable. Following Wednesday's Senate Foreign Relations hearing on confronting rape and other violence against women in Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Cardin sa… Continue Reading


May 14, 2009

CARDIN JOINS BALTIMORE STUDENTS, CATS AND DOGS IN SUPPORT FOR NO CHILD LEFT INSIDE ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION INITIATIVE

WASHINGTON, DC - In an effort to strengthen environmental education in America's classrooms and reconnect more kids with nature, U.S. Senators Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), Jack Reed (D-RI), Dick Durbin (D-IL), , and U.S. Representative John P. Sarbanes (D-MD) today joined with students from the Green School in Baltimore, conservationists from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the National Aquarium in Baltimore, and animal ambassadors from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, to unveil the No Child Left … Continue Reading


May 13, 2009

CARDIN: OBAMA ADMINISTRATION CONTINUES TO CORRECT BUSH-ERA PRACTICES RELATED TO TORTURE AND INTERROGATION OF TERROR SUSPECTS

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), Chairman of the Judiciary Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee, today reiterated his praise for the Obama Administration release of Bush-era opinions from the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel regarding interrogation techniques used on terror suspects. Senator Cardin's remarks came in response to a hearing of the Administrative Oversight and the Courts Subcommittee hearing entitled, "What Went Wrong: Tortu… Continue Reading


May 12, 2009

CARDIN HAILS FEDERAL AND STATE COMMITMENTS TO THE HEALTH OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY WATERSHED

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), chairman of the Environment and Public Works Water and Wildlife Subcommittee that has jurisdiction over the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Chesapeake Bay Program, called today a great day for the restoration and future health of the Chesapeake Bay. Senator Cardin's comments came following the signing of an executive order by President Barack Obama on Chesapeake Bay restoration and protection; an oversight hearing in the Envi… Continue Reading

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