• Civil & Human Rights

    Civil & Human Rights

    "I will always stand up and fight to end discrimination of any kind, anywhere in the United States of America. We must say no to hate crimes, racial profiling, racial redlining and racial sidelining. And we must say yes to equal work for equal pay and equal access to opportunity and protection under the law." -U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.)

  • Education


    "The quality of a child's education should not depend on their parent's income or zip code. Middle class families need schools they can rely on." - U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.)

  • Environment


    "The Chesapeake Bay is a natural resource critical to our economy, culture, and heritage. You can count on me to fight to protect the Chesapeake Bay and protect the lives and livelihoods that depend on it." – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.)

  • Federal Employees

    Federal Employees

    "I want every federal employee to know I am on their side. Their commitment to public service makes life better for us all." - U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.)

  • First Responders

    First Responders

    "We must protect our protectors with more than just words — we must protect them with the best equipment, training and resources." - U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.)

  • Health Care

    Health Care

    “I will never stop fighting for health care you can count on – at any age.“ -- Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

  • Housing


    "Making sure every American has access to safe, affordable housing is the first step toward building communities and ensuring hope and opportunity for all Americans." - U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

  • Jobs & The Economy

    Jobs & The Economy

    "I am on the side of a fair economy and I am on the side of good-guy businesses. We need an economy that works for everyone. I want to help those who are middle class stay there, and give those who are not middle class a chance to get there. I'll never stop fighting for jobs today and jobs tomorrow." – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

  • National & Cyber Security

    National & Cyber Security

    "We are under attack. Every day, cyber thieves, cyber thugs, and cyber terrorists are hacking our systems, trying to take them down. They want to steal our intellectual property, our state secrets and our freedom and our prosperity. Our nation's main line of defense is right here in Maryland. We are the epicenter of cyber security to defend and protect the United States of America. And we are the epicenter of developing a cyber security workforce prepared for the jobs of today and the jobs of the future." --U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.)

  • Science & Innovation

    Science & Innovation

    "Our nation is in an amazing race - the race for discovery and new knowledge, the race to remain competitive. I will continue to fight for innovations that will create new ideas that lead to new breakthroughs, new products and new jobs." -U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.)

  • Seniors & Medicare

    Seniors & Medicare

    "'Honor thy mother and father' is not only an excellent commandment to live by, it's good public policy to govern by." -U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.)

  • Small Businesses

    Small Businesses

    "We can't fix the economy without small businesses. They create the jobs. And they are important to the communities they serve. That's why I'm fighting to strengthen and improve small businesses and provide opportunities for them to compete on a level playing field." - U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.)

  • Transportation


    "I will continue to fight for Maryland's fair share with smart investments that create jobs and keep travelers on the move and reduce pollution and congestion. Funds in the federal checkbook for Maryland's highways, roads and mass transit systems means more than just transportation – it means residents and visitors in Maryland can live, work, and play throughout the state in safety. " - U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.)

  • Troops, Veterans & Military Families

    Troops, Veterans & Military Families

    "Each and every member of our military is part of the American family. Their service is a tremendous sacrifice and great risk. These are ordinary men and women called on to act in an extraordinary way. All Americans owe them a debt of gratitude." – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski