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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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April 9, 2015

Congressman 5th District meets with student leaders

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.

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March 23, 2015

Leaders pledge to bring FBI to Prince George's County

FBI headquarters relocation would bring 11,000 jobs to Maryland

State leaders on both sides of the aisle unified their efforts Monday to bring thousands of jobs to Maryland.

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March 9, 2015

Local student joins Obama, Hoyer in Selma

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.

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February 17, 2015

Twice as many get private insurance through Md. health exchange

The number of people who bought private health plans on the Maryland exchange set up under health reform doubled from last year.

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January 19, 2015

MLK Prayer Breakfast held at North Point High School

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.

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January 13, 2015

Bills Would Give Feds a 3.8 Percent Pay Raise

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.

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December 31, 2014

Grant will fund Pre-K programs

Charles is one of 18 systems in state to get money

Eighteen of Maryland’s jurisdictions, Charles County among them, will benefit from a federal education grant designated to improve the recipients’ pre-kindergarten programs.

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