November 15, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

BECA Seeking Scholarships for 2020 -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

e-Book “Embargo” Ignites Librarians -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

USMSM Planning Open House Nov. 14 -

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Amateur Boxing Nov. 16 @ SMCM -

Thursday, November 7, 2019

BECA Seeking Scholarships for 2020

BECA

BECA is seeking scholarships to add to the 2020 common application. If you are interested in supporting a scholarship, BECA can assist.

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Grants Awarded to Fire Departments

Fire Departments

Federal funding has been awarded to area fire departments. Congressman Steny H. Hoyer made the announcement along with Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin.

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Nuclear Warheads Threatened by Budget CR

nuclear warhead

A long-term continuing resolution holding budgets at FY19 levels threatens modernization of nuclear warheads and construction of needed plutonium pits.

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Ausley to Give TechTalk on Nov. 21

TechTalk

Join TechPort advisory board member Paul Ausley, co-founder and CEO of TerraView, for a TechTalk after hours Fireside Chat on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019.

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Food Bank Soon to Open in St. Mary’s

Feed St. Mary's

Feed St. Mary’s, St. Mary’s County’s only food bank, continues to pursue additional partnerships to provide the staffing, volunteers, and food to make adequate nutrition available to those who need it. They need you.

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UAE Clears First US Hurdle to Purchase Chinook Helicopters

chinook

The State Dept. has cleared the United Arab Emirates to purchase of 10 Chinook helicopters for $830 million. The purchase must also be approved by Congress, which can still negotiate changes in quantities and cost.

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e-Book “Embargo” Ignites Librarians

e-book

Macmillan Publishers has limited libraries’ purchase of new release e-books for eight weeks to try to recoup dropping e-book sales. Librarians accuse the company of denying access to readers.

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Hoyer Warns Members of Slowing Economy

slowing economy

The latest jobs report continues to reflect an economy struggling with current trade wars. The slower wage growth is impacting millions of American workers and their families, according to Rep. Steny H. Hoyer who has begun sending weekly economic reports to members as concern with a slowing economy grows. Some of his points on the heels of the release of the October jobs report are here.

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Can a Government Shutdown Be Avoided?

Shutdown

President Donald Trump tells lawmakers that he would sign a stopgap spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, so long as it does not restrict his ability to build a border wall between Mexico and the US.

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Hoyer: Remember Service, Sacrifices of Veterans

Veterans Day

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer recognized the centennial celebration of Veterans Day. “Today, we remember those heroes and all those who served in generations before and since, and we thank those who continue to wear our nation’s uniform today, protecting this America at home and abroad,” the congressman said.

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