U.S. Sen. Mikulski: “Those of Us Who Want to Control Violence, in No Way Want to Impinge Upon Second Amendment Rights”

From the office of U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski: MIKULSKI SPEAKS ON SENATE FLOOR CALLING FOR ACTION TO PASS BIPARTISAN COLLINS BILL TO KEEP GUNS OUT OF THE HANDS OF SUSPECTED TERRORISTS Following mass shooting in Orlando, Senator has continued to push for action to strengthen gun laws and curb gun violence After joining Senator Murphy’s […]

U.S. Sen. Mikulski Joins Sit-In on Floor of House of Representatives Demanding Vote on Legislation to Curb Gun Violence

From the office of U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski: WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), today joined with House and Senate Democrats for a sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives led by Civil Rights Movement leader and Congressman John Lewis (D-Ga.). Members are calling for an up or down vote […]

Rep. Harris: “We Need Empirical Scientific Evidence to Clearly Determine Whether Marijuana has Medicinal Benefits”

From the office of Congressman Andy Harris: WASHINGTON, DC: This week, Congressmen Andy Harris, M.D. (R-MD-01), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-03), H. Morgan Griffith (R-VA-09), and Sam Farr (D-CA-20) will be introducing the Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2016. This bill heeds the calls of the medical research community to address the burdensome processes that currently impede […]

U.S. Sen. Mikulski: “What Happened in Orlando was Not Just a Lone Wolf Terrorist Attack, but a Hate Crime”

From the office of U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski: IN RESPONSE TO ATTACKS IN ORLANDO, SENATE DEMOCRATS UNVEIL NEW PROPOSAL TO FULLY FUND DEPT. OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS THAT PROTECT ALL AMERICANS FROM DISCRIMINATION, STRENGTHEN ENFORCEMENT OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND HATE CRIME LAWS AND PREVENT TARGETED ATTACKS DRIVEN BY HATE New Baldwin-Mikulski-Hirono Amendment Would Boost Funding For […]

U.S. Sen. Mikulski: “We Need to Get the FBI the Tools it Needs to Keep Up with Those Trying to Recruit Americans to Extremist Ideologies”

From the office of U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski: IN RESPONSE TO ATTACK IN ORLANDO, SENATE DEMOCRATS UNVEIL NEW COUNTER-ISIL PROPOSAL TO FULLY FUND THE FBI AND PREVENT DOMESTIC TERROR ATTACKS New Mikulski-Nelson Amendment Would Increase Funding For The FBI’s Counter-Terrorism Efforts to Track and Stop Terrorists and Enhance Terror Watchlist Program And Boost Grants That […]

Alliance for Biosecurity Honors Congressman Harris With Biosecurity Champion Award

From The Alliance for Biosecurity: The Alliance for Biosecurity is proud to present Congressman Andy Harris (R-MD) with the Congressional Biosecurity Champion Award. The award acknowledges the leadership and actions taken by members of Congress to improve U.S. national health security and preparedness for biosecurity threats. “Public private partnerships allow government and industry to work […]

U.S. Sen. Mikulski: “I Join the LGBT Community and My Muslim Friends in Speaking Out Against Hate in Any Form”

From the office of U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski: U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), today issued the following statement on the mass shooting this weekend in Orlando, Florida: “This is a national tragedy. I join Maryland and the nation in offering my deepest condolences, prayers and heartfelt sympathies to the families, loved ones and communities […]