RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An email obtained by The Associated Press shows that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office rebuffed interview requests with a federal agent investigating the U.S. government's investor-visa program.
The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General twice asked McAuliffe for an interview in the summer of 2014 but said in a recent report that the efforts were "unsuccessful."
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland state senator is urging the governor to enact a ban on state-funded travel to Indiana because of a new law that critics fear could discriminate against gays and lesbians.
A spokesman for Gov. Larry Hogan called the letter a political stunt on Wednesday.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen is flexing his fundraising muscles.
The Democratic congressman reported Wednesday that he has raised more than $1 million in the four weeks since Sen. Barbara Mikulski announced she won't seek re-election in 2016. Maryland's primary is set for April of next year.
Van Hollen is reporting that he raised more than $1.15 million in the first quarter of 2015. That brings his cash-in-hand total to more than $2.5 million.
Van Hollen was quick to announce his candidacy for the Senate seat.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to discuss new legislation he is sponsoring to create a nationwide alert system to catch violent criminals who have injured or killed police officers.
Cardin is scheduled to discuss the measure Wednesday in Crownsville.
The measure also would initiate alerts when imminent or credible threats of harm are made against law enforcement officers.
Cardin is scheduled to discuss the measure with Anne Arundel County law enforcement officers.