January 23, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Feb. 8 a Day for Women’s Wellness -

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Bring Your Wares to the Appraiser Fair -

Sunday, January 19, 2020

SIF Ensemble to Perform at Museum -

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Musical Comedy Takes Stage at Three Notch -

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Hoyer Supports PFAS Action Act

PFAS Action Act

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke recently on the House floor in support of the PFAS Action Act of 2019. The bipartisan legislation addresses the urgent public health threat posed by toxic PFAS chemicals and passed the House by a 247-159 vote earlier in January.

Wage Growth Remained Slow at Year’s End

Job Growth

The December 2019 jobs report caps a year that ranked eighth in the 2010s for job creation. House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer also said that wage growth was slower than in November 2019 and slower than 2018.

Census 2020: Hiring Now!

census 2020

US Census Day 2020 approaches and there are thousands of temporary jobs that need to be filled. Apply online.

So. Md. Student Is Winner of App Challenge

app challenge

A Calvert County high school student was the winner of the annual Fifth District Congressional App Challenge. Congressman Steny H. Hoyer made the announcement in December.

State’s Judy Centers Celebrate 20 Years

Judy Center

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer joined with educators and elected officials from around the state to recognize the 20th anniversary of the first Judy Center.

Funds Secured for Newburg VFD, Rescue Squad

Funds Secured

The Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department will be able to replace outdated rescue equipment, including the “jaws of life,” spreaders, cutters, rams, jacks, and stabilizers, after receiving funds through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.

Hoyer: Slower Wage Growth Continues

Job Growth

The November 2019 jobs report continues to show slower wage growth, though it reflects steady employment gains that reach back more than nine years, well into the Obama presidency, said House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer.

Hoyer Applauds Parental Leave Legislation for Federal Workers

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Congressman Steny H. Hoyer praised the inclusion of the paid family and medical leave for federal employees legislation in the recently passed 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.

County Buses Get DOT Grant

county buses

St. Mary’s County buses are getting an expanded maintenance facility from a $76,500 US DOT grant.

Will Leave Benefits Apply to All Fed Employees?

leave benefits

The Capital Region delegation from the House of Representatives wants family and medical leave benefits to apply to all federal employees, not only to DoD.