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December 10, 2014

Congressmen meet with the Dept. of Veteran Affairs Secretary

Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Chris Van Hollen, Dutch Ruppersberger, and John Sarbanes held a meeting with the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Secretary Bob McDonald to discuss the July 2014 Inspector General’s Report on the VA’s Baltimore Regional Office and what actions the VA is taking to ensure that these issues are not repeated in the future. 

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December 4, 2014

Grant to help pay for homes affected in Fort Washington slope failure

Maryland lawmakers and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker's office announced Thursday that a $2,017,125 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will help to acquire six homes that were threatened by a severe slope failure in Fort Washington.

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November 23, 2014

Univ. of Maryland officials break ground for bioengineering building

The bioengineering department began in 2006 but officials say the field will grow

As the sound of pile driver at the Edward St. John’s Learning and Teaching Center construction site boomed across Campus Drive, officials broke ground Friday morning on another project: a bioengineering building aimed at forwarding research in a relatively new field.

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November 14, 2014

Calvert NAACP luncheon focuses on future, legacy

Special to The Recorder

Legacy and keeping an eye toward the future were the themes of the afternoon at the NAACP Calvert County chapter’s annual fall luncheon, held Nov. 1 at the Rod’N’Reel Restaurant in Chesapeake Beach.

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November 3, 2014

Candidates, parties prepare for the homestretch

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, the Democratic candidate for governor, met with supporters at his headquarters in Waldorf.

The final weekend before the November 4th General Election featured a flurry of activities from candidates and parties

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October 31, 2014

North Point High School students impress Rep. Hoyer

United States Congressman Steny H. Hoyer came to North Point High School Thursday, Oct. 30 and was impressed by what he saw in John Hollyfield’s Technology and Education class.

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October 31, 2014

Defense Dept. objects to wind turbines

Official calls it ‘final nail’ for Great Bay project

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md., 5th) said Thursday the Department of Defense has formally objected to the wind turbine project across the Chesapeake Bay in Somerset County.

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October 12, 2014

107 added to National Fallen Firefighters Memorial

U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer is among those paying tribute to 107 firefighters at an annual service in Emmitsburg.

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October 3, 2014

Maryland Officials Launch Prince Frederick Hall Cybersecurity Lab

University officials unveiled a new cybersecurity lab in Prince Frederick Hall on Thursday, which they said will further the collaborative relationship between the university and defense conglomerate Northrop Grumman and will give ACES students access to an advanced center for research. 

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September 28, 2014

Southern Maryland Democrats gather for Rep. Hoyer's picnic

It was a great day for a picnic on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. Southern Maryland Democrats gathered Saturday for Congressman Steny Hoyer’s annual picnic at Terry Lierman’s Farm south of Lexington Park. Lierman is Hoyer’s former chief of staff and former head of the Maryland Democratic Party.

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