Senator Barbara Mikulski

May 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Senator Mikulski on NTSB Report: “Metro Has Failed to Address Serious Gaps in Safety Procedures and Equipment”

Senator Barbara Mikulski has released a statement about the recently released National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Yellow Line smoke incident that caused the death of one passenger, critical injuries to two passengers and the hospitalization of 84 others. “The report approved by the NTSB today confirms […]

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February 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Calls on Senate and President to Fill Vacancy on Supreme Court

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski issued the following statement calling on the Senate and President Obama to fill the vacancy on the United States Supreme Court: “Barack Obama is our President until January 20, 2017. The American people elected him to a four year term. I’m shocked that Senate Republicans are only giving him a […]

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February 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Statement on the Passing of Justice Antonin Scalia

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski released the following statement about the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: “Justice Antonin Scalia served the nation’s highest court for 30 years with a strong devotion to his principles. He left an indelible mark on the Supreme Court and the laws of the United States. My thoughts and prayers […]

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February 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Officials Celebrate Newly Expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Government officials and business leaders toured and celebrated the newly expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Rockville on Monday. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. The new facility is 60,000 square-feet and includes 22 labs. U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski, U.S. Senator […]

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November 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski and 16 others at a ceremony November 24th at the White House. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is described as the nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of […]

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November 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Named One of 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

Retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski is one of 17 people who will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom next week at a ceremony at the White House. “I am honored and humbled to be recognized by President Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom,” said Mikulski in a statement released by her office. “To […]

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September 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. A bond review hearing is set for 1 p.m. today for a Germantown man who is charged with murder in the death of a Clarksburg man. 2. Congressman Chris Van Hollen is asking the state Board of Elections to reject two […]

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September 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Asks Hogan to Help Protect Federal Funding for Purple Line

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, who is vice chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, sent a letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan this week encouraging the Governor to contact Congressional Republican leadership in the both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate in an effort to join in working to protect federal funding […]

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September 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo Barbara Mikulski

Senator Mikulski Serves on Papal Escort Committee During Pope’s Address to Congress

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) said today that she is among a bipartisan, bicameral group of Members of Congress who will serve on a Papal Escort Committee during Pope Francis’s historic address to a Joint Session of Congress. Prior to the Pope’s address, Senator Mikulski and members of the Papal Escort Committee will greet […]

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September 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Senator Barbara Mikulski has released a statement on the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks. 2. The Archdiocese of Washington is sharing details about the Pope’s Papal Parade.  Pope Francis will travel in his Popemobile between the Ellipse and […]

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