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.
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.
Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-5th) of Mechanicsville met April 2 with student leaders from Prince George’s County and elsewhere in the state, to discuss issues important to students attending higher education institutions in Maryland.
State leaders on both sides of the aisle unified their efforts Monday to bring thousands of jobs to Maryland.
The country’s eyes and ears were on Selma, AL Saturday, March 7 as they were 50 years ago on that date. Forty-thousand people crammed into the town half that size to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, when police broke up an attempted march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge to protest for voting rights for all.
The number of people who bought private health plans on the Maryland exchange set up under health reform doubled from last year.
North Point High School in Waldorf was the focal point for the 20th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast held by the Charles County Chapter of the NAACP Monday, Jan. 19.
Lawmakers in the both the House and Senate introduced bills on Tuesday to raise federal employees’ pay 3.8 percent across the board in 2016.
Eighteen of Maryland’s jurisdictions, Charles County among them, will benefit from a federal education grant designated to improve the recipients’ pre-kindergarten programs.
Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) and U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin (both D-MD) announced a $1,987,432.00 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through its Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) program to the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland to fund the replacement of three undersized emergency generators and automatic transfer switches at the medical center to ensure critical services are supported during power outages.