Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04) released the following statement after it was announced that $523 million to fund the new, fully consolidated FBI headquarters would be included in legislation to fund the government for Fiscal Year 2017:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen led every Democratic member of the Maryland Congressional Delegation in urging National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to protect two missions vital to Maryland’s leadership in earth and space science.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The casino gaming industry supports 350,000 small business jobs nationwide and nearly 3,000 of them are in Maryland, the American Gaming Association (AGA) announced today at Eastern Food Services, Inc., a local food provider in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen joined Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Elijah Cummings, C.A.
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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.
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