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Schoolshed and Day to Serve Announcement, September 26th, 2013

Indian Head, MD This is very cool. It’s great to get outside, isn’t it? I want to thank Ms. Wright for bringing you all out here. I want to talk to you today about the potential each of us has to be great, and I want to talk to you about our connection to all  Read the Rest…

Implementing the Affordable Care Act, Creating Jobs and Strengthening America’s Middle Class, September 26th, 2013

Governor O’Malley’s Introduction of President Obama at Prince George’s County Community College Kettering, MD How are we doing Prince George’s County Community College? [Applause] You all look great. Are you excited to see the President? [Applause] So am I! I want to thank all of you for coming out to give the President such a  Read the Rest…

IdeaFestival 2013, September 25th, 2013

Louisville, KY Thank you very, very much. It is a great honor to be here with you. I have so much admiration and respect for your Mayor.  You talk about Public Official of the Year, I think your Mayor should be named by Governing Magazine Public Official of the Year.  This is a guy who  Read the Rest…

EARN Press Conference, September 23rd, 2013

Baltimore, MD As Prepared for Delivery Thank you very much, Phil, and Paul, for showing us around. Thank you all for being here today. And a special word of thanks to Senator Kathy Klausmeier, Delegate John Olszewski, as well as their colleagues Delegate Keiffer Mitchell and Delegate Luke Clippinger. We wouldn’t be here today to  Read the Rest…

Vice President visits Port of Baltimore, September 9th, 2013

Baltimore, MD Mr. Secretary, thank you so very, very much for your leadership. I want to congratulate Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the City looks awesome. I also want to give a big round of applause to the hardworking men and women of the International Longshoremen’s Association. Mr. Vice President, as you know, here at this port,  Read the Rest…

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, August 28th, 2013

Washington, DC The work of Justice is urgent, it is real, and it is needed. Let there be no comfort in our country for the bigotry of cold indifference. For there are still too many lives in America taken from us by violence. …Still too many children in America who go to bed hungry, who  Read the Rest…

Battle of Brooklyn Commemoriation Ceremony, August 25th, 2013

Brooklyn, NY It’s wonderful to be here with all of you. I want to thank Kathleen McDonagh, and all of those who take such pride in remembering our history and the lessons that we still have to teach our children and grandchildren, about what it means to be an American. About what it means to  Read the Rest…

Maryland Association of Counties, August 17th, 2013

Ocean City, MD As Prepared for Delivery Good morning, MACo! Thank you, Rick, for that kind introduction, and for your courageous leadership. Today I am announcing the appointment of your President Rick Politt, as well as Howard County’s (Chief Administrative Officer) Lonnie Robbins to be MACo representative on the Local and Regional Transportation Funding Task  Read the Rest…

Eastern Shore Transportation Announcement, August 16th, 2013

Easton, MD It’s wonderful to see all of you. Thank you so much for taking the time to be here. Thank you to all of the neighbors and all of those who have petitioned their government, petitioned their elected leaders, to make better choices so that we can achieve better results. This bridge was fine,  Read the Rest…

Transportation Investments in Montgomery County, August 5th, 2013

Bethesda, MD Thanks very much.  It is great to be back in Bethesda Maryland, land of my bread and buttering. It’s wonderful to be with all of the committed elected officials who are here, public servants, and also the men and women of the Laborers International Union.  So many people that go out to rebuild  Read the Rest…