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Hundreds of residents, activists and government officials attended a Sunday town hall at the Silver Spring Civic Building to condemn what they believe to be a rushed plan from Gov. Larry Hogan to build toll lanes and widen Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway.
The secretaries of state of Michigan and Alabama went before the House Administration Committee Wednesday to advocate for more federal resources to secure election systems against cyber attacks and committee leaders vowed to make the issue a "primary focus."
The House Oversight Committee reached out directly to key figures in the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the census, seeking interviews with the individuals, in letters that claimed the Commerce Department was stymieing the committee’s investigation.
The theme of the 2019 fundraiser was momentum, something the organization seems to have. Since 2012, Emerge Maryland has trained more than 100 women to run for public office.
Maryland Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin delivered an impassioned plea for Medicare for All legislation on Tuesday, recalling his battle with colon cancer nearly a decade ago.
Nine years ago, Raskin, then a state senator, went to see his doctor for reflux systems, he said.
A critical federal subsidy for Metro would increase to $200 million a year on condition that the agency adopt new oversight and safety measures, under legislation the region’s senators plan to introduce.
U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) was among the attendees at the event, which was held at the Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center. The event came amid a growing national conversation about how to address the bevy of mass shootings and gun-related crimes.
An anti-gun-violence organization founded by former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Federal Election Commission for failing to take action against the National Rifle Association for alleged campaign finance violations.
Conservative Activist Grover Norquist also Appearing at D.C. Event
The second annual National Cannabis Policy Summit is underway Friday at the Newseum in the nation’s capital, featuring the field’s business leaders and activists, plus some vigorous support from Democratic lawmakers, and coverage on C-SPAN.
A bill signed into law by Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) on Thursday gives Maryland families unparalleled protections against online harassment aimed at their children, a leading lawmaker said, and could serve as a template for national legislation.