The opening of this laboratory complex represents the federal government’s commitment to investing in biodefense – and its continued confidence that Maryland is the best place to do it.
The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center has been engaged in that work since 1965, when it began as the Chesapeake Center for Field Biology. Since then, SERC has been contributing enormously to scholarly research on climate change, wildlife populations, and water ecosystems.
As we mark the 94th anniversary of the nineteenth amendment’s ratification, we do so with the recognition that the right to vote on its own was never enough to guarantee equality for women.
I was proud to join Lt. Governor Brown and Southern Maryland Democratic candidates today to send a strong message that Democrats in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties are united ahead of this year’s election. Marylanders know that Democrats are on their side and we will continue to discuss our agenda to support job creation and grow middle-class opportunities in the coming months.
Today, Lt. Governor Brown joined education stakeholders to announce $4.3 million in Pre-Kindergarten Expansion Grants, which were made possible through the Pre-Kindergarten Expansion Act of 2014 passed by the Maryland General Assembly and signed into law this year.
Everyone who participated in the Democratic primaries did so because they want to grow more opportunities for Maryland families – and I thank Attorney General Gansler and Delegate Mizeur for their work to make our party stronger. Today, we are standing together to send a strong message to voters that we are united behind Anthony Brown and Ken Ulman, and we are going to work tirelessly to elect them and to make Brian Frosh our next Attorney General.
I congratulate Anthony Brown and Ken Ulman on being selected as the Democratic Party’s nominees for Governor and Lt. Governor of the state of Maryland.
I organized this roundtable discussion today because the way our nation upholds its commitment to veterans has been much-discussed over the past several weeks, in light of very disturbing news about lapses at VA facilities.
As co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, I have made it my mission to fight for Assistance to Fire Fighters and SAFER grant awards for Maryland fire departments to enhance their safety and ensure they have the tools needed to protect our communities.
Climate change is having a significant impact on Maryland families and businesses, and it’s critical that we invest in cleaner, more efficient energy generation over the coming years.