Maryland U.S. Senator calls on DHS Inspector General to review ICE Detention Facility COVID-19 policies and practices


Maryland’s U.S. Senator Ben Cardin joined 25 of his Democratic colleagues calling for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (IG) to conduct a full assessment, including site inspections, of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities nationwide to evaluate whether operations, management, standards, and conditions have adapted to address the threat of coronavirus (COVID-19) to both the…

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Maryland U.S. Senator wants to make airplanes quieter


Maryland U.S. Senator Ben Cardin wants to make airplanes quieter. Senator Cardin (D-MD) introduced legislation earlier this week, the Cleaner, Quieter Airplanes Act, that would make it a priority of the U.S. Government to boost research into electric aircraft technology. Such an authority would transform America’s aviation industry to develop airplanes that produce less greenhouse…

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Maryland U.S. Senator Cardin votes to terminate Trump’s emergency declaration


Maryland U.S. Senator Ben Cardin voted in favor Thursday of a resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration, which he called “unlawful.” Cardin claims the President is using the declaration as a pretense to raid funding for projects supporting the military and military families to pay for the construction of the border wall, including…

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