September 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) joined Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh for a tour of key facilities in the Anne Arundel County portion of the Fourth Congressional District including the Patuxent Research Refuge, U.S. Navy Dairy Farm, and Anne Arundel Community College. A third of Anne Arundel County residents – more than 180,000 people – are represented by Congressman Brown.
On the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) introduced H.R. 3779 to remove the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, MD. The Robert E. Lee Statue Removal Act requires the Secretary of the Interior to develop a plan for removal within 90 days of the enactment of the legislation, while submitting a publicly available report to Congress detailing the plan of action and timeline for removal within 120 days.
September 13, 2017 Press Release
This week, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) delivered two statements strongly opposing the SHARE Act (H.R. 3668). While offering support for certain provisions – including one that would expand access to public shooting ranges, thus enabling enthusiasts, sportsmen and women, and beginners to learn responsible and safe gun handling – Congressman Brown pointed out other sections, such as Titles XV and XVI, would unnecessarily ease regulations on silencers and armor piercing ammunition, and weaken state and local gun safety laws. The Congressman further noted that the SHARE Act is no longer about protecting the safety and heritage of American hunters, but has become a vehicle for the gun lobby to boost firearm sales and roll back common-sense laws to prevent gun violence.