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August 18, 2017 In The News

Congressional Democrats from Maryland are asking for thousands of pages of documents to review the business practices of the apartment rental company owned by Jared Kushner, son-in-law and senior adviser to President Donald Trump.

August 18, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Anthony Brown said Thursday that President Donald Trump's response to events in Charlottesville shows he is "unfit for office" and called on Republicans in Congress "to take meaningful action to rein in this administration."

Brown, a freshman Democrat who represents portions of Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties , said he plans to vote in favor of censuring Trump, who has been roundly criticized for his comments this week that violence at a white supremacist rally was the fault of "both sides."

August 17, 2017 Press Release
Donald Trump is unfit for office. His despicable actions this week have confirmed that he lacks the moral fortitude to be the leader of the free world and simply cannot be trusted to preserve, protect and defend our Constitution against all threats, foreign and domestic. I will vote in favor of censure, and call on Congressional Republicans to take meaningful action to rein in this Administration.
August 1, 2017 In The News
At a town hall Monday night at Crofton Community Library, Rep. Anthony Brown discussed subjects ranging from international boycotts to local hospitals with a room full of constituents. He weighed in on national issues like health care. Brown said he is for single-payer health care — he has been the beneficiary of it himself, he said, during his time in the U.S. Army. He also commented on transgendered persons serving in the military, saying the military should want anyone who is ready, willing and able to serve.
July 28, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and members of the Maryland Delegation, including Representatives Dutch Ruppersberger and John P. Sarbanes (all D-MD), introduced legislation to prohibit the use of funds to return certain property and interests in property to the Government of the Russian Federation.
July 28, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) introduced the Make Identifiable Criminal Rounds Obvious (MICRO) Act (H.R. 3458). The bill prohibits federal firearms licensees from manufacturing, selling, or transferring semiautomatic handguns, unless those handguns are capable of microstamping ammunition or face gradual fines.
July 28, 2017 In The News

For Paula Neira, joining the military felt like a calling.

She graduated from the Naval Academy with distinction in 1985, and served in Operation Desert Storm. She had hoped to spend decades fighting for her country.

But Neira resigned her commission in 1991 after realizing “there was no way to continue to serve and live authentically.”

Neira, who is transgender, instead spent the following decades fighting for equality in the military. That’s how, she says, she’s found a way to continue serving her country.

July 27, 2017 Press Release
Reps. Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and Alma Adams (NC-12) - members of the bipartisan HBCU Caucus - released the following statement after passage of an amendment to the “Make America Secure Appropriations Act” (H.R. 3219) allocated $40 million for the U.S. Department of Defense’s HBCU/MI STEM Program
July 27, 2017 In The News

Legislation introduced by three D.C.-area lawmakers Wednesday would create an interagency working group to assist federal employees who are victims of data breaches or other cyber mischief.

That working group would be led by an “interagency cyber victim response coordinator” who would also report annually to Congress on the office’s efforts to aid federal employees victimized by data breaches, according to the bill sponsored by Reps. Anthony Brown, D-Md., Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Md., and Rob Wittman, R-Va.

July 27, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) introduced the VA Staffing and Vacancies Transparency Act of 2017 – a bill requiring the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to post the number of job vacancies at the VA and report to Congress on what steps the Department is taking to reach full staffing capacity. Currently, the Department has posted 2,300 openings despite having nearly 50,000 total vacancies, 92 percent of them are doctors, nurses, mental health counselors and other clinical professionals.