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A Maryland congressman made a strong speech against hate crimes on campus Wednesday on the House floor in the wake of the death of Army Lt. Richard Collins on the University of Maryland campus.
Progressive and civil rights groups are asking Anne Arundel County Councilman Michael Peroutka to make a public statement against racism after a white man from his district was charged in the stabbing death of a black Bowie State University student on the University of Maryland campus.
U.S. Rep. Anthony Brown (Dem. 4th District) stood just outside the stone circle surrounding the torch. On poles just behind him were banners, one green saying “Pride,” one purple saying “Legacy.”
A freshman congressman from Maryland is proposing legislation that would restrict the U.S. president from dismissing the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigationwithout “good cause” and would amend a section of a 1968 law that limits the grounds for removal to “inefficiency, neglect of duty or malfeasance in office.”
In the nearly four months since Donald Trump took office, many Democrats have questioned his ability to run the country. But only Rep. Jamie B. Raskin has authored legislation to address those concerns.
Amid President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, Maryland lawmakers in both the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate have spoken out. Overwhelmingly, Maryland's mostly Democratic congressional delegates made scathing remarks about the decision.
Two years ago on April 12, 2015, Freddie Gray’s life was lost while in custody of the Baltimore City Police Department (BPD).
House Republicans passed a measure Tuesday that would allow companies to offer employees compensatory time rather than time-and-a-half pay, something supporters say would enhance workers’ scheduling options but opponents warn would erode protections.
Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Md., addressed the president directly, attacking policies he frequently criticizes when working with his constituents in Congress.
“Whether it’s the White House or the Empire State Building, we built this country,” said Rep. Anthony G. Brown (D-Md.), as the crowd cheered.