Senator Heads Senate Panel on Terrorism & Homeland Security
On Monday, March 1, U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD) will speak with Washington College students about the terrorist threat facing the United States and the difficult balance of protecting Americans against terrorism while safeguarding civil liberties. The Senator’s address is part of the Goldstein Program in Public Affairs, named after the late Louis L. Goldstein who served as Comptroller of Maryland from 1959-1998.
Senator Cardin heads the Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security of the Senate Judiciary Committee. “Our top priority must be to protect the American people …at the same time we must ensure that our government uses its resources wisely and that it strikes an appropriate balance between national security and protecting civil liberties,” stated Senator Cardin at a Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee hearing he chaired last year.
· WHAT: Senator Cardin to address Washington College students about the terrorist threat facing our nation. Following his address, he will take Q&A from the students
· WHEN: Monday, March 1 at 1:30 p.m.
· WHERE: Washington College, Hodson Hall
300 Washington Ave., Chestertown, MD