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Correspondent

Allison Winter is a Washington D.C. correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes Maryland Matters.

As the United States reels from COVID-19, scientists and environmentalists say beefing up conservation efforts could help protect humanity from future pandemics. Lawmakers and…

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) and 20 other attorneys general from across the country are pressing the Trump administration to freeze pending…

Before Twitter, people used little paper notes to tell members of Congress what they thought about impeachment.  Former U.S. Rep. Constance A. Morella, a…

Lawmakers have reached a landmark agreement on paid parental leave for federal workers that could institute paid time off for civilian employees for the…

Betsy DeVos

A long-simmering feud between U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and congressional Democrats over student loan forgiveness is heating up as hundreds of thousands of…

A Senate panel voted today to boost funding for federal Chesapeake Bay programs next year – a reversal from the Trump administration’s effort to…

U.S. House lawmakers approved bipartisan legislation Wednesday that would block new offshore drilling off the majority of the U.S. coast – despite pushback from…

WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration prepares to move two Agriculture Department research agencies out of the nation’s capital, many of the agencies’ employees…

Democrats in Congress are warning that a looming court decision could upend the Affordable Care Act and leave millions of Americans without health insurance….

Maryland Democrats are rushing to stop the Trump administration from moving two of the Agriculture Department’s scientific research agencies out of the Washington, D.C.,…