July 14, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Stop Buying F-35 Parts From Turkey

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the Pentagon to more quickly stop buying F-35 fighter jet components from Turkey. DoD’s plans to buy parts from Turkey into 2022 undercuts US pressure on the country over its purchase of the Russian S-400 Triumf air defense system, they write.

Delegation Wants Review of State’s June 2 Primary

June Primary

Maryland’s congressional delegation has called for a comprehensive review of the state’s June 2 primary elections.

Fishing Industry Relief Aid On the Way

Fishing Industry

Maryland’s congressional delegation announced an award of $4,125,118 for Maryland’s fishing industry through the Department of Commerce and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Hoyer Asks EPA to Clarify Position on TMDLs

TMDLs

House members joined Congressman Steny H. Hoyer in pressing the Environmental Protection Agency to clarify its position on the enforcement of the Chesapeake Bay Agreement Total Maximum Daily Load, or TMDL, pollution reduction targets.

Lexington Park VA Clinic Opens

VA Clinic

The Veteran Administration’s Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in Lexington Park, MD, opens Dec. 2, 2019 at Great Mills and Chancellor’s Run roads — 45870 East Run Drive, Suite 300, Open 8 am to 4:30 pm   240-237-1625

Hoyer Applauds Funds for School Violence Prevention

Heroes

More than $60,000 was awarded to the St. Mary’s County Board of Education for a school violence prevention program.

Funds Secured for Maryland Opioid Project

opioid

The University of Maryland, College Park will receive $1,099,865 in federal funding for its Strengthening the Capacity of Rural Maryland to Address Opioid Misuse project, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer announced.

Grant Will Fund Quantum Computing, Networking

Quantum Computing

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer and US Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen have announced $1.74 million in grant funding from the Department of Energy to the University of Maryland, College Park for two projects that will advance the development of quantum computing and networking.

Mallows Bay Designation Moves Forward

Mallows Bay

The Ghost Ships of Mallows Bay are a big step closer to permanent protection.

Van Hollen to Speak April 8 at SMCM

Van Hollen

US Sen. Chris Van Hollen is coming to St. Mary’s College of Maryland on April 8, 2019, from noon to 1 pm, and The Patuxent Partnership is a sponsor of the event.