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September 10, 2015

Bowie volunteer fire department gets SAFER fund for $1.8M

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer announced on Sept. 4 that the Bowie Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad will receive a $1.87 million SAFER grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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August 20, 2015

Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding To Combat Heroin Trafficking

I’m pleased that our region will be receiving this funding through HIDTA to help communities deal with the challenge of heroin trafficking in our state. 

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July 8, 2015

5th District students appointed to service academies

U.S. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer announced the names of 12 5th District students appointed to the U.S. service academies.
The students, nominated by Hoyer, have accepted offers to the Air Force Academy, the Merchant Marine Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the Naval Academy, which all require a nomination from an authorized nominating source.
Hoyer hosted a reception in their honor at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., where five of the 12 students attended.

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July 8, 2015

Maryland Airport founder honored for WWII air patrol service

Gil Bauserman, the owner of Maryland Airport in Indian Head, has few memories of his father, who started the airport in the 1940s and died when Bauserman was 6.

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June 21, 2015

Hoyer nominates local students to the U.S. Air Force Academy

These three students have exhibited great personal character and academic achievement to earn an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy, and it was truly an honor and privilege to nominate them.

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June 19, 2015

Fowler’s ‘sneaker index’ measures clearest river water since 1950s

Annual wade-in promotes continued cleanup of Patuxent

For the 28th year, former Maryland senator and longtime Patuxent River advocate Bernie Fowler and his allies gathered on its shores to symbolically assess its health and affirm their dedication to cleaning it up Sunday at the annual Patuxent River Wade-In.

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June 14, 2015

Leading Edge Awards presented to business leaders

For one night, the spotlight highlighted local businesses helping to foster economic development at the Leading Edge Awards, hosted by College of Southern Maryland at the Waldorf Jaycees Hall Wednesday, June 10.

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June 9, 2015

Democrats vow to overcome election defeat

Still licking their wounds from an overwhelming election defeat last November, St. Mary’s County Democrats assembled June 4 vowing to rise again.

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May 29, 2015

Officials gather to tout cooperation on preservation

Douglas Point event also advocates for funding renewal

As an osprey wheeled overhead in the sunny blue sky above Douglas Point State Resource Management Area, officials from federal, state and local governments made their case last week for the funding measure that made preservation of the riverfront tract possible.

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April 22, 2015

On Earth Day, Hoyer Congratulates J.C. Parks Elementary School on Receiving Green Ribbon Honor

As we observe the 45th anniversary of Earth Day today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) announced that J. C. Parks Elementary School in Indian Head, Maryland has been recognized as one of the 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon award honorees.

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