WASHINGTON–Maryland ranked 13th in the nation in 2014 for lowest percentage of structurally deficient bridges, which officials attribute to the state’s focus on funding and safety inspections.
Washington, DC – Judicial Watch announced today it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records regarding its response to the January 1, 2014, explosion of an apartment building in the largely Muslim Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The FOIA lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (Judicial Watch v U. S. Department of Justice (No.1:14-cv-02212)).
Sensitivity coupled with journalistic integrity and a healthy dose of chutzpah propelled Rockville High School senior Greta Anderson into being named the 2015 Michael S. Powell High School Journalist. Greta is currently the editor-in-chief of Rockville High School’s newspaper, The Rampage. She will be honored at the MDDC Editorial Awards program Friday, May 1. Tickets are available now.
The “chilling effect” of the current fees for public information requests in Maryland has spurred lawmakers to propose an overhaul bill that will update the process.
WASHINGTON - With just days to go before the midterm elections and an increasing likelihood that Republicans will win back control of the Senate, Maryland’s congressional delegation is in danger of losing some of its power to influence national policy on issues such as the environment, health care and the economy.