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In Howard, Ulman advocates push for summer environment jobs

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Sunday, May 15, 2011
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Pollution of the Chesapeake Bay can't be eliminated in one summer, and there's no apparent way to find a job for every unemployed youth in Howard County, but a faith-based county group says it has a plan to make a dent in both problems...

Dream Act signed in Maryland to undocumented students

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Tuesday, May 10, 2011
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The governor of U.S. state of Maryland, Martin O’Malley will sign on Tuesday,Dream Act Annapoolis, the state capital, which will favor undocumented students ...

Maryland Invests in Economic Future, Passes In-State DREAM Bill

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011
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Yesterday, both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly passed the Maryland DREAM Act and invested in their state's future.  The bill now goes to the desk of Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, who is expected to sign the legislation into law, making good on his longstanding commitment to bring Maryland communities together and vote in the best interests of the state...

As N.Va. neighbors show, housing mess isn’t limited to the irresponsible

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Monday, April 11, 2011
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The nation’s lingering housing foreclosure mess is too often about folks with McMansion-size aspirations and duplex paychecks, granite counter appetites and laminate budgets.

And when we hear that one of the nation’s hot spots for foreclosures is Prince William County, we nod knowingly, thinking of the vast tracts of huge new homes and the dreamers who drowned in them...
 

VOICE Demands Immelt, GE, Bank of America, JP Morgan Address Foreclosure Crisis

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Sunday, April 10, 2011
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On April 10th 2011, 250 religious leaders and homeowners from VOICE (Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement) gathered in Manassas, Virginia to launch a campaign to hold key financial institutions accountable for the foreclosure crisis in northern Virginia. They are demanding bank executives streamline the mortgage modification system, fund non-profit housing counselors, and rebuild devastated communities (led by the worst lender in Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park - GE and Jeff Immelt).

 

Immigration Tuition Bill Sparks Debate Among African Americans

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011
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he House Ways and Means Committee holds a hearing today on a Senate passed bill that requires community colleges offer in-state tuition to any high school graduate in their home county, even if that graduate is an undocumented immigrant...

Religious Leaders Lend Support to Dream Act

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
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ANNAPOLIS — Religious leaders gathered outside the House of Delegates today to thank delegates who have agreed to vote for a bill that could give in-state tuition rates to illegal immigrants...

Group To Rally For Md. In-State Tuition Bill

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A group in favor of a bill that would allow in-state tuition for illegal immigrants under certain circumstances in Maryland will be expressing support for the legislation in Annapolis.

Bill to allow in-state tuition for illegal immigrants moves forward

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Wednesday, March 9, 2011
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ANNAPOLIS — As many states crack down on illegal immigration, the Maryland Senate began an intense debate Wednesday over whether illegal immigrants should be able to pay in-state tuition rates at state colleges...

Senate set for midweek debate on immigrant tuition

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Tuesday, March 8, 2011
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A bill allowing children of illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates at Maryland colleges is scheduled to be taken up by the state Senate in the middle of the week.

In-state tuition for illegal immigrants: A dream for some, a nightmare for others

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Thursday, February 17, 2011
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Debate over whether young illegal immigrants living in Maryland and graduating from the state’s high schools should get in-state tuition to public colleges rocked an hours-long hearing Wednesday on a bill proposed by Sen. Victor Ramirez. Read more...

Faith-Based Group says Funding White Flint should not be Priority

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010
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As Montgomery County Council members consider the latest plan to finance a new White Flint, one citizen's group is saying the plan is too lenient on developers...

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