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Jennifer Shutt

Senior reporter, Washington bureau

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.Before joining States Newsroom, Jennifer covered Congress for CQ Roll Call for more than six years. As a budget and appropriations reporter, she tracked the annual federal funding process as well as disaster aid and COVID-19 spending. Jennifer is originally from northern Pennsylvania and holds degrees in journalism and political science from Penn State University. After graduating, she began her journalism career as a reporter for The Daily Times in Maryland where she covered local and state government. Jennifer then moved to Washington, D.C. to work as a web producer at Politico.

All 10 members of the Maryland congressional delegation have sponsored the measure, including the lone Republican, U.S. Rep. Andy Harris.

‘The cavalry will be here on site for all the big events,’ the former Montgomery County police leader tells lawmakers at a budget hearing.

‘Tragedy knows no partisanship,’ says U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, the lone Republican in the state’s congressional delegation.

‘To all the families and loved ones who are grieving, I’ve come here to grieve with you,’ President Biden said in Dundalk Friday.

Some Democrats in Congress hope to repeal the statute ahead of another Republican presidency — a difficult task with divided government.

Hogan’s bid in Maryland a headache for national Democrats, who may need to spend to defend a seat that previously seemed out of reach for the GOP.

The use of abortion drugs accounted for about 63% of abortions within the United States in 2023, according to a report.

Maryland’s congressional delegation votes for the spending package, with the exception of the lone Republican, U.S. Rep. Andy Harris.

Plan would set aside $200 million for the new FBI headquarters in Greenbelt.

‘Presidents should put forward how they believe the country should move forward,’ budget director tells Senate panel.