Events, Politics

Governor Hogan calls on Senators Cardin, Van Hollen to support Global War on Terrorism Memorial on the National Mall

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As the nation prepares to honor Veterans Day, Governor Larry Hogan this week urged U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen to support bipartisan legislation to authorize the construction of a Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) Memorial on the National Mall. A majority of U.S. Senators—including more than a dozen Senate Democrats—have agreed to co-sponsor this legislation. “Since …


Business, Family, Politics, Traffic

Marks, Olszewski celebrate launch of Towson Loop

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Councilman David Marks on Tuesday celebrated the official start of service for the Towson Loop, Baltimore County’s first free public transit service. Long discussed as an innovative idea to reduce congestion in the Towson area and better help residents, students and visitors move around, Olszewski jumpstarted plans to bring a free circulator to …


Attorney General Brian Frosh, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen to host virtual consumer education forum

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen will host a virtual consumer education forum on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Attorney General Frosh and Senator Van Hollen will discuss a range of issues affecting Marylanders as the pandemic continues, including renters’ assistance, access to legal counsel, and medical debt. Attorney General Frosh and Senator Van …

Maryland Tech Council receives $378,000 federal grant to aid Baltimore County businesses during COVID-19

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—The Maryland Tech Council on Wednesday announced that it will receive a $378,000 federal CARES Act grant to significantly expand its Business Continuity Task Force to assist more entrepreneurs in Baltimore County as they navigate COVID-19’s economic impact. Awarded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, the grant enables MTC to expand the task force’s mentoring services to tech …

Congressional Badge of Bravery posthumously presented to Officer Amy Caprio

NOTTINGHAM, MD—U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman Andy Harris joined together Friday to present the parents of Baltimore County Police Officer Amy Caprio, who was killed in the line of duty in 2018, with the Congressional Badge of Bravery, an award from the Department of Justice that recognizes “exceptional acts of bravery while in the line …

Attorney General Frosh to host COVID-19 scam virtual forum

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh will host a virtual consumer protection forum with U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen on Friday, March 5th (today). Attorney General Frosh and Senator Van Hollen will discuss common COVID-19 related scams. They will also be answering questions from Marylanders and providing details on ways consumers can identify and protect themselves from scams. The …

Attorney General’s COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force releases final report

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Monday released the final report of the Attorney General’s COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force. The report, Confronting the COVID-19 Access to Justice Crisis, is the culmination of six months of work by members of the task force and includes 59 significant legislative and policy recommendations to help Marylanders recover from the …

Baltimore County Fire Department receives $410,000 in federal funding for fire prevention efforts

TOWSON, MD—This week, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, and Kweisi Mfume (all D-Md.) announced $410,000 in federal funding for fire prevention efforts in Baltimore County. Funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Fire Prevention & Safety Grants program. The funds will allow Baltimore County to purchase 15,000 smoke and carbon …