Tag: President Joe Biden
It is hypocritical for President Joe Biden to have implemented travel restrictions on South Africa and seven other African nations in response to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant after having harshly criticized then-President Donald Trump for taking similar actions with China during the early days of the pandemic in 2020, several of the state’s GOP lawmakers said Thursday.Read More
“We need to reform the filibuster in order to make the Senate work,” Van Hollen told MarylandReporter.com. “I think it is vital that we pass the Freedom to Vote Act, which is the bill that would provide uniform national standards to protect people’s access to the ballot box.”Read More
President Joe Biden Thursday evening sought to galvanize support for his administration’s ambitious and expansive social spending proposals at a town hall event that was held at the Center Stage theatre in downtown Baltimore.Read More
U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., said Thursday that Democrats may not get any Republican support to pass legislation that would extend or possibly even make permanent the monthly expanded child tax credit payments that are set to expire at the end of the year.Read More
The three counties in Maryland with the highest percentage of residents who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus are or are among the wealthiest in the state and were won by then-candidate-and-now-President Joe Biden in the 2020 election.Read More
MarylandReporter.com Friday debuted Episode 3 of the “Free State Politics” podcast featuring award-winning journalist John Rydell and producer and editor Douglas Christian.Read More
Maryland is included among the top ten states with the strongest economies in the nation, according to a recent study.Read More
Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative President Vincent DeMarco said President Joe Biden’s proposal to make enhanced Affordable Care Act (ACA) premium subsidies provided through the American Rescue Plan Act permanent would, if implemented, be a “game-changer” for millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Marylanders with regard to health care affordability.Read More
President Joe Biden needs to “convey his vision of where America is going” in his speech to a joint session of Congress, according to a former Maryland congressman.Read More
U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) Friday criticized Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration’s rollout of coronavirus vaccines, saying the state needs to do more to make vaccines more accessible in underserved communities.Read More
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