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Mikulski Calls for Action and Leadership on VA Claims Backlog
Welcome to my Photo Gallery. The photo galleries below contain images of events I've attended and trips I've taken over recent months.
Senator Mikulski announces action to end the VA claims backlog following an Appropriations Committee roundtable discussion with Defense Secretary Hagel, VA Secretary Shinseki along with officials from IRS and SSA.
Senator Barbara Mikulski met with management and labor leaders of Luke Mill during her Western Maryland jobs tour.
Senator Barbara Mikulski met with Garrett County Commissioners and local officials as part of her Western Maryland jobs tour.
Senator Barbara Mikulski met with Cumberland Mayor Brian Grim and Frostburg Mayor Robert Flanigan as part of her Western Maryland jobs tour.
Senator Barbara Mikulski was joined by leaders of Sierra Nevada Corp. to announce federal funding to continue the manufacture of border patrol aircraft, supporting 200 jobs in Hagerstown.
Senator Barbara Mikulski was joined by Fort Meade and Maryland VA leaders along with Team Maryland to cut a ribbon on a new state-of-the-art veterans outpatient clinic which will serve 80,000 veterans in Anne Arundel and Howard counties.
Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski met with NASA leaders to discuss the urgent need to cancel sequester and avoid a government shutdown, which would have devastating impacts on science, innovation and research.
Senator Barbara Mikulski met with Polish Ambassador Ryszard Schnepf to discuss working together for an endearing and enduring relationship between the United States and Poland.
Senator Barbara Mikulski was joined by the Senate women in meeting with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to discuss strategies for increasing the number of women leaders & senior executives in America.
Senator Barbara Mikulski was honored for her service to the People of Baltimore by members of the Baltimore City Council, where she served before being elected to Congress.
Senator Barbara Mikulski met with Gates Foundation Co-Chair Melinda Gates and CARE President and CEO Helene Gayle to discuss community health and ensuring access to care for women and girls around the world.
Senator Barbara Mikulski met with Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman to discuss the local impact of sequester, jobs and working together for the people of Anne Arundel County.
Senator Barbara Mikulski was presented a Champion of Public Broadcasting Award by the Association of Public Television Stations (APTS).
Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski was joined by Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki in meeting with employees and calling for an action plan and leadership to reduce the backlog of veterans' disability claims in Baltimore.
Chairwoman Mikulski held a hearing on the impacts of sequester. Witnesses included Controller Danny Werfel, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan & Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter
Senator Mikulski was joined by Civil Rights organizations and Congressional leaders in calling for action on legislation to establish Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks to honor the life and legacy of Harriet Tubman.
Senator Barbara Mikulski met with Montomery County Commissioners to discuss the devastating impact of sequester on jobs.
Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin collected the spoils of their friendly wager with California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein following the Baltimore Ravens victory over the San Francisco 49ers at Super Bowl XLVII.
Senator Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, met in the U.S. Capitol with President Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense, former Senator Chuck Hagel.
Senator Mikulski was joined by Team Maryland and Financial Management Service (FMS) leaders to announce a 5-year delay in the Treasury Department and General Service Administration (GSA) plan to move 450 jobs out of Prince George's County.
Senator Barbara Mikulski toured Crisfield Main Street to see first-hand how recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy are proceeding. She met with small business owners and residents along with FEMA officials at the Disaster Recovery Center.
Senator Barbara Mikulski participated in a ribbon cutting to open the new AmericCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Atlantic Region Campus in Baltimore.
Senator Mikulski tours the USNS Comfort at the Port of Baltimore and thanks the men and women serving aboard.
Senator Mikulski calls for immediate action on Individual Assistance for Maryland following Super-Storm Sandy at a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing.
Senator Mikulski meets with leaders of AARP Maryland fighting to protect Social Security and Medicare.
Senator Mikulski joined with Senators Ben Cardin and Jerry Moran to renew their call for Cuba to immediately and unconditionally release Marylander Alan Gross from his imprisonment.
Senator Mikulski, Dean of the Senate women, hosted her traditional, bipartisan Senate Women Power Workshop for the newly elected women Senators.
Senator Mikulski participated in a hearing on the deadly meningitis outbreak and met with witness Dr. Kasey Thompson of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists based in Bethesda.
Senator Mikulski participated in a ceremony awarding Bronze Stars to veterans of WWII and Vietnam after working to secure their recognition.
Senator Mikulski visited with Daniel Borowy, the 17-year-old Perry Hall High School student who suffered a gunshot wound on the first day of school, along with this family. Senator Mikulski presented him with a letter from First Lady Michelle Obama.
Senator Mikulski toured the Red Cross Superstorm Sandy disaster operations center and met with workers and volunteers supporting those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin hold a Town Hall forum with Leisure World seniors in Silver Spring.
Senator Mikulski and Howard County Councilwoman Courtney Watson tour Main Street small businesses in historic Ellicott City. Their tour to support local small businesses and restaurants follows the tragic CSX train derailment earlier this summer.
Senator Mikulski toured the Howard County Senior Expo and vowed to fight the Ryan Budget, which would end Medicare as we know it and repeal health care reform.
Senator Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee, kicked off the CyberMaryland 2012 conference, bringing together leader Maryland and national cyber leaders in business, government and academia.
Senator Mikulski participated in a ribbon cutting to open the new NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction in College Park. She toured the newly constructed facility and saw first-hand the work being done to track weather systems and save lives.
Senator Mikulski and Congressman Chris Van Hollen toured the Frederick Senior Expo. Together, they vowed to fight the Ryan Budget, which would end Medicare as we know it and repeal health care reform.
Senator Mikulski and Congressman Chris Van Hollen pledge to fight cuts to biotech during tour of National Laboratory for Cancer Research in Frederick.
Senator Mikulski participated in a ribbon cutting to open a new allied healthcare education center in Mount Airy, MD. The Senator toured the newly constructed facility and viewed a classroom training students today for in-demand jobs tomorrow.
Senator Mikulski and Team Maryland toured a STEM classroom and announced more than $7 million for STEM education for Baltimore public schools.
Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) presented a $40 million check to Montgomery County for a new pedestrian tunnel between NIH and Walter Reed.
Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) welcomed Burmese democracy leader & Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi to the U.S. Capitol prior to her being awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.
Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) joined with members of the U.S. Senate & House of Representatives to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.
Senator Mikulski is Recognized as Longest Serving Woman in History of U.S. Congress
Senator Mikulski Joins in the Dedication of a new State-of-the-Art Medical Center at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore.
Senator Mikulski Tours Domino Sugar in Baltimore to Support Manufacturing Jobs
Senator Mikulski is Recognized as Advocate of the Year by the Maryland Tech Council.
Senator Mikulski is Honored at Dedication Ceremony at Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore
Senator Mikulski Visits the Benedictine Special Education School on Maryland's Eastern Shore
Senator Mikulski Tours Labinal in Wicomico County to Support Manufacturing Jobs.
Senator Mikulski Visits Easton, MD to Announce Victory in Fight to Save Easton Mail Processing Facility
Senator Mikulski Announces Advances in One Maryland Broadband Network at Wor-Wic Community College on Eastern Shore.
Senator Mikulski, Ground-Breaking Women Examine the Protection of Title IX Advances.
Chairwoman Mikulski Tours the NASA Wallops Island Space Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore.
Senator Mikulski Announces a Federal Grant to Hire Police Officers in Hagerstown.
Senator Mikulski Tours the Sierra Nevada Defense Manufacturer in Hagerstown.
Senator Mikulski Meets with Students at the Harford Co. Boys and Girls Club.
Senator Mikulski Tours Smiths Detection Defense Manufacturing in Harford County
Senator Mikulski Speaks at the Armed Forces Cyber Conference in Baltimore
Senator Mikulski Continues Her Biotech Tour at Osiris Therapeutics in Howard County
Senator Mikulski Continues Her Biotech Tour at MedImmune in Frederick County
Senator Mikulski Continues Biotech Tour at Human Genome in Montgomery County
Senator Mikulski Continues Her Broadband Jobs Tour at the Inter-County Broadband Network Community Anchor Symposium in Howard County
Senator Mikulski Receives Medical Research Advocacy Award from Research!America
Senator Mikulski Presented Harriet Tubman Lifetime Achievement Award to Kick Off State-Wide Harriet Tubman Day of Remembrance
Chairwoman Mikulski Holds Oversight and FY2013 Budget Hearing for Department of Justice
Senator Mikulski Discusses Issues Concerning Baltimore with Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Senator Mikulski, Senator Cardin and Congressman Cummings Discuss Pediatric Dental Care at Baltimore Health Forum
Senator Mikulski Cuts Ribbon to Open Cutting-Edge Child Care Center at NIST
Senator Mikulski Announces Partnership to Establish National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at NIST in Montgomery County
Senator Mikulski Speaks on Women's Heart Health at Sister to Sister Health Fair
Senator Barbara Mikulski, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, Senate Democrats and activists announced new women’s health care coverage to begin taking effect August 1 for new insurance plans thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
Senator Mikulski was joined by federal and Metro officials to announce the first-ever safety standards for Metro.
Mikulski Discusses Youth Mentoring with Hall of Fame Marylander Cal Ripken and meets with Maryland students.
Mikulski Discusses Social Injustice with Mark Shriver
Senator Mikulski, Congressman Chris Van Hollen and Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett celebrated the completion of seven County transportation projects funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Senator Mikulski and Congressional Democrats speak outside the Supreme Court following the Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.
Mikulski Meets with Maryland Montford Point Marines prior to a ceremony awarding them the Congressional Gold Medal.
Senator Barbara Mikulski fought for access to affordable college education during a HELP Committee hearing.
Senator Barbara Mikulski unveiled the SPRINT Act, bipartisan legislation which would spur innovation in research and drug development for chronic health conditions such as Alzheimer’s.
Senator Barbara Mikulski was joined by Girl Scouts of the USA leadership and current scouts to kick off their 100th anniversary celebration.
Senator Barbara Mikulski was joined by Governor Martin O’Malley and University of Maryland leaders to unveil the University of Maryland’s environmental research and policy center – the National Socio-Environment Synthesis Center (SESYNC) –in Annapolis.
Senator Barbara Mikulski formally introduced Judge George Levi Russell, III at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing to fill a vacancy on the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.
Senator Mikulski visited a Baltimore County fire station to announce the Baltimore County Fire Department has been awarded a federal grant through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program to purchase firefighting equipment and improve safety.
Mikulski Helps Break Ground for Knorr Brake Manufacturing Expansion in Carroll County
Senator Barbara Mikulski continued her jobs tour of Maryland at Marlin Steel in Baltimore to see success of specialized manufacturing.
Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) joined Senate and House Democrats and concerned citizens at a rally to protect Social Security from proposed cuts in the Congressional Super Committee.
Senator Mikulski joined the Red Cross to sign Holiday Cards to be sent to US troops, veterans and military families across the nation.
Senator Mikulski spoke on the importance of the James Webb Space Telescope to supporting technology and innovation jobs in Maryland at an unveiling of an exhibit on the Webb at the Maryland Science Center.
Mikulski Announces Funds to Update Fleet at Coast Guard Yard
Senator Barbara Mikulski was joined by the Embassy of Poland to open an exhibit on the life and accomplishments of Madame Marie Sklodowska-Curie. The exhibit celebrates the 100th anniversary of Madame Curie's Nobel Prize in chemistry.
Senator Mikulski toured the NOAA Satellite Operations Facility in Suitland and announced progress on critical federal funding for weather tracking satellite operations critical to protecting lives and property from weather disasters.
Senator Mikulski visits Way Station in Frederick, Maryland to announce nearly $1.1 million in grant funding to help provide job training and other services to veterans.
Senator Mikulski joined Governor Martin O'Malley and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman to kickoff of the Inter-County Broadband Network project that is deploying federal stimulus dollars to bring broadband across Maryland.
Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Bob Casey joined actress Jennifer Garner and Mark Shriver of Save the Children to push for quality early education for all children and improved access to quality childcare.
Senator Mikulski vists a new museum called "Gateway to NOAA", which explains how NOAA take the pulse of our planet every day.
Senator Mikulski continued her education tour of Maryland, hosting roundtables in Allegany and Garrett counties. Senator Mikulski also visited the Cumberland Fire Department.
Senator Mikulski is a champion for integrative and preventative medicine.
Senator Mikulski explains why the House Republican budget is wrong for women
Sen. Mikulski joined U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and Sen. Ben Cardin to introduce a new digital literacy initiative.
Senator Mikulski cuts the ribbon at the new DISA headquarters at Ft. Meade.
Senator Mikulski joined Michelle Shearer at the White House as Shearer was named National Teacher of the Year. Shearer is a chemistry teacher in Frederick County.
Governor Martin O'Malley presents his 2012 federal priorities to the Maryland Congressional delegation
When she was sworn in to the 112th Congress, Senator Mikulski became the longest-serving woman Senator in U.S. history.
Senator Mikulski and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius toured Total Health Care, a National Health Service Corps site.
Senator Mikulski inspects damage done by oil spill