April 14, 2024

Lawmakers Announce EV Charger Funding

EV

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer and other Maryland lawmakers announced $4,360,176 in federal funding for the Maryland Department of Transportation to repair and replace 25 electric vehicle chargers in six counties across the state.

Former Pax Test Pilot to Lead Next NASA ISS Mission

Test Pilot

LT COL Jasmin Moghbeli will lead NASA’s next space station mission. She will serve as the commander of the upcoming SpaceX Crew-7 mission, slated to launch August 17. Moghbeli is a graduate of the US Naval Test Pilot School at Pax River.

Lawmakers Secure Funds for Mallows Bay Projects

Heritage Area

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer joined Maryland’s US senators to announce a $5 million investment for Mallows Bay in Charles County, MD.

DoD Reviews Its Online Psych-Ops

The Pentagon has instructed the military commands that engage in psychological operations online to provide a full accounting of their activities by next month. Complaints about the US military’s influence operations using Facebook and Twitter have raised concern in the White House and some federal agencies.

Bill Would Make So. MD a National Heritage Area

Grants Gateway

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer submitted testimony last week at a hearing on H.R. 2024, legislation he introduced to designate a Southern Maryland National Heritage Area.

MD Delegation Highlights Success of Rescue Plan

Behavioral Health Unit

Maryland’s congressional delegation held a virtual meeting with Gov. Larry Hogan to highlight the success of the American Rescue Plan in the state.

Fagan Nominated Vice Commandant USCG

USCG VADM Linda Fagan nominated as vice commandant of the Coast Guard. Fagan is the head of the Pacific area of operations and will become the first woman to achieve a fourth-star in the Coast Guard.

County Head Start Awarded Federal Funds

Behavioral Health Unit

A new round of federal funding will expand early learning and development programs for the families that need it most in Maryland, including those in St. Mary’s County, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer said.

Delegation Presses USPS on Postal Problems

Postal

Maryland’s congressional delegation, including Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, pressed US Postal Service officials for answers on problems with mail delivery, postal backlogs, and lost letters and packages in communities throughout the state.

State Receives Funds for HIV/AIDS Research

Behavioral Health Unit

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer and other members of Maryland’s congressional delegation announced more than $9.4 million in federal funding to strengthen HIV/AIDS surveillance and prevention programs across the state.