Around Maryland, Opinion, Politics

Seven Maryland Delegates: Border humanitarian crisis will not be fixed by federal handout

The following is an editorial piece from seven Maryland House of Delegates members. ANNAPOLIS, MD—This week, seven Maryland House of Delegates members wrote to President Joe Biden and U.S. Congressional leaders about the immigration crisis. The lawmakers were shocked and appalled that Governor Moore and eight other state governors asked President Biden to send more money because of the flood …


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Governor Moore supports key investments to grow economy, announces $17.4 million in funding for adult education

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Governor Wes Moore has announced that Maryland will direct $17.4 million toward adult education providers in support of key investments to grow Maryland’s economy. The announcement came as part of the program during Joe Biden’s visit to Prince George’s County Community College in support of the Biden Administration’s vision for growing the country’s economy. “Together, we will …


Governor Moore announces Maryland’s entry into National Building Performance Standards Coalition

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Together with Ali Zaidi, National Climate Advisor to Joe Biden, Governor Wes Moore recently announced that Maryland will join the Biden-Harris Administration’s National Building Performance Standards Coalition. The announcement occurred during a visit to Requity Foundation’s Carver House project in West Baltimore, a community-based model for workforce development where high school trade students are gaining hands-on net-zero construction training …

Governor Moore rallies U.S. House Democratic Caucus on patriotism in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week attended the U.S. House Democratic Caucus’ Issues Conference in Baltimore, rallying U.S. House Democrats on patriotism. Under this year’s theme, “People Over Politics,” the governor and House Democrats welcomed Joe Biden to celebrate unity, delivering results, and defending democracy for the American people. “Real patriotism isn’t about chanting or waving a flag around; it’s …

Heavy traffic, road closures expected in Baltimore on Monday during Biden visit

BALTIMORE, MD—Joe Biden’s visit to Baltimore on Monday is expected to bring significant traffic congestion and delays to the area. Biden is expected to make the trip to Baltimore to tout how money from the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure legislation will be used to fund a replacement of the Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel, one of the oldest tunnels in the …

Governor Hogan sends letter to Joe Biden asking for action to address Inflation Reduction Act provisions that hurt consumers

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday wrote a letter to Joe Biden calling for federal action to address protectionist provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act that impose trade barriers, drive up prices, and threaten access to affordable electric vehicles. “I appreciate and share your priority to bring greater manufacturing capability and supply chain stability to the United States’ domestic market,” …

U.S., Maryland flags to fly at half-staff to honor victims of Texas school shooting

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As a mark of respect for the victims of Tuesday’s shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, President Joe Biden has ordered the U.S. Flag lowered to half-staff.  Governor Larry Hogan has also ordered the Maryland flag to be lowered. The flags will return to full-staff at sunset on Saturday, May 28, 2022. At least 19 children and …

Olszewski to host second virtual community input meeting on American Rescue Plan spending on Monday

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski will be joined by Baltimore County officials to host the second virtual public input meeting on feedback, ideas, and priorities regarding spending proposals for Baltimore County’s $160.7 million allocation from the American Rescue Plan (ARP). The meeting will take place online via WebEx at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 29th. Earlier this month, Olszewski announced …