Greater Baltimore Economic Forum: The Honorable VINCENT J. GARDINA
Friday, June 28, 2013
7:47 AM to 9:00 AM EDT
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Five Farms Clubhouse
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Fourth Political Mondays :: June 24th @ SOCIETY LOUNGE, SILVER SPRING :: Marc Clarke & Troy Johnson :: Sponsored in-part by www.bmorenews.com
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Montgomery County Council, County Exec, House of Delegates, State Senate: All candidates running for office in Montgomery County
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WHITE HOUSE: Celebrating Father's Day Weekend
: President Obama discusses Father’s Day and notes that nothing substitutes for the love and support of the presence of a parent in a child’s life. Read in Full >>
Who is Eric Washington, 6th District Candidate for the House of Delegates?
Eric Washington (www.EricWashington2014.com
) believes strong families make strong neighborhoods with the result being even stronger, more vibrant communities. His many years of public service, is living proof of his passion and commitment to those beliefs. Read in Full >>
CHICAGO: High Schools Participating in the Mass Black Male Graduation Ceremony, 6.29.13
: Every young Black man in America should be at this ceremony. Young Black men must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, teacher, pastor or mentor. Every adult must bring a young Black man, or a group of young Black men, to gain admission to this event. Chicago State University is the place to be for young Black men on June 29, 2013. All young Black men attending should wear a shirt and tie. Dress to excel!!! Admission by free ticket only. You must RSVP for tickets. Please call 773.285.9600 to RSVP or for more information. Read in Full >>
CARDIN HAILS PASSAGE OF FARM CONSERVATION PROGRAMS TO RESTORE THE HEALTH OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) today lauded the 2013 Farm Bill (S. 954) for its benefits to Maryland’s farmers and the continuation of a strong foundation for restoring the health of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The bill passed with bipartisan support 66-27. In addition to the safety net this farm bill provides for farmers who grow our nation’s food, it also supports low-income families who have difficulty putting food on the table. Read in Full >>
Op/Ed by Rhonda Wimbish: Baltimore City's proposal to increase the water bill 37% in the next three years will be heard at the Board of Estimates on Wednesday June 26th
What the ...?
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- A property owner only has one resolution to address water bill errors and that is to file a complaint and request an investigation. This is a verbal policy of the Department of Public Works. The Department of Public Works is not capable of performing an investigation. An investigation would involve diagnosing the problem from previous months, but DPW can only read the current meter data.
MARYLAND: Rainier Harvey: Democratic Candidate for Maryland House of Delegates, The New 44B Legislative District
My official announcement fundraiser was held on May 31, 2013. I received the following endorsements: Baltimore County Council Chair, Tom Quirk; Speaker Pro Tem, Adrienne A. Jones; Delegate Emmett Burns; and City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young. Read in Full >>
MD14: Woodlawn Community Meeting: A Great Start!
Raynier Harvey and Aaron Barnett showed up, also. They are both running for a seat in 44B. Now that Delegate Emmett Burns is not running, he has reportedly poured his support onto Barnett. Harvey is running on the Nathan-Pulliam ticket.
Stephanie Boston showed up. She is a state Senatorial candidate who is itching to upstage Delores Kelley, the veteran senator representing Liberty Road.
And, Marvin "Doc" Cheatham was present. Cheatham said he is making a run for Delegate in the new 40th. Read in Full >>
DC: CBC Members Speak on Keeping College Accessible and Affordable for All Students
On May 20, 2013, Members of the Congressional Black Caucus discussed the importance of keeping college accessible and affordable for all students during the CBC Special Order Hour on the House floor. Last week, the Congressional Tri-Caucus Chairs also released a joint statement in opposition to the Smarter Solutions for Students Act
(H.R. 1911). Read in Full >>
Washington, DC: Councilmember Anita Bonds Update May 17
: Did you know this week is National Women’s Health Week? I think it is appropriate to share with you some information concerning women’s health and the preventive measures that can help women live longer and healthier lives. Read in Full >>
CARDIN, ENZI INTRODUCE A BILL TO END USE-IT-OR-LOSE-IT FOR MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNTS
FSAs are an important benefit for all workers. They allow employees to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for out-of-pocket health care expenditures, including dental and vision services. Many families count on their FSAs to help pay for their monthly expenditures for prescription drugs, co-pays for doctor’s visits, their children’s dental care, and medical equipment and supplies for disabled family members. Read in Full >>
Anthony Brown Endorsed by Governor Martin O’Malley
At an announcement in front of Waverly Elementary/Middle School, Governor Martin O’Malley officially endorsed Lt. Governor Anthony Brown for Governor in 2014. Brown, who made his candidacy for Governor official at Prince George’s Community College to a crowd of about 2,500 supporters on Friday, spent the day on his “Making Maryland Better for More Marylanders” statewide tour with stops in Frederick and Silver Spring before the Baltimore event. Read in Full >>
SENATOR MURPHY CALLS ON MURDOCH, FOX TO CANCEL COVERAGE OF NRA 500
The horror that unfolded on December 14th at Sandy Hook Elementary School has sparked a national conversation about the adequacy of our gun laws. You, News Corporation and its subsidiaries, including Fox News, should contribute and continue to cover this discussion. Given that you have been outspoken in your support of gun reform, it is the height of irony that some would perceive that your company would now essentially endorse the NRA’s extreme position against such laws by broadcasting this event. Read in Full >>
CBC Chair Marcia Fudge’s Statement on the Appointment of Mayor Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation
Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement today on President Obama's nomination of Anthony Foxx, Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, to be the next Secretary of Transportation: Read in Full >>
Baltimore City Clerk of the Court, Conaway, Calls for an End to Lease Hold Properties Popularly Known as “Ground Rent”
Many of the banks are refusing to finance mortgages or re-finance current mortgages because of ground rents. This practice has been long standing in Maryland and Hawaii, and should be stopped. Read in Full >>
CBC Statement on Senate Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation
On Friday, Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), and CBC Taskforce on Immigration Reform co-Chairs, Rep. Yvette Clarke (NY-09), Rep. Steven Horsford (NV-04), Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), released the following statement on the Senate’s plan on comprehensive immigration reform titled the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013:
CBC Chair Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11): “I am pleased the Senate ‘Gang of Eight’ has worked to introduce a bill that addresses issues facing millions of illegal and undocumented immigrants. In some way, every person in this country bears the weight of our broken immigration system, and having a bill is the first step in making suitable changes that will fix and alleviate them. Read in Full >>