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November 9, 2017 Video
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) defends temporary protected status (TPS) holders from the Trump Administration

 

November 8, 2017 Video
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) speaks on his Congressional Delegation (CODEL) trip to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, urges focus on "on the ground" recovery efforts

 

October 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) will accompany House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) and House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) on a Congressional Delegation (CODEL) trip to see the devastation and recovery efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the Florida Keys after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (UT-01), Reps. Jeff Denham (CA-10) and Norma Torres (CA-35) will join them on the trip. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) will attend the briefing in Miami, and Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) will join the delegation in the Keys.
October 25, 2017 In The News

Freshman Rep. Anthony G. Brown, 55, a Maryland Democrat, talks about the lack of bipartisanship on the big issues of the day, lessons learned from his unsuccessful run for governor, and the luxury of waking up in his district.

Q: What has surprised you about Congress that you didn’t expect?

October 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) published an open letter outlining his reaction to the recently proposed magnetic levitation (Maglev) track alignments between Washington and Baltimore. The high-speed rail project promises greater regional connectivity and economic development. However, it has been met with community apprehension regarding costs, neighborhood disruptions and lack of sufficient local input.

October 5, 2017 Press Release
Today, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) joined Congressman David Cicilline (RI-01) and 138 fellow Democrats to sponsor the Automatic Gun Fire Prevention Act (H.R. 3947). The bill would prohibit the sale, possession or manufacturing of the “bump fire stock” device – a tool that accelerates the rate of fire of semi-automatic weapons to hundreds of rounds per minute. In many cases, the rate of fire can be modified to 400 to 800 rounds per minute. While Maryland and many states have strict laws regarding automatic weapons, the bump stock is legal and readily available to purchase online.
September 21, 2017 Video
September 18, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. John Delaney has co-sponsored legislation to have a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee removed from Antietam National Battlefield.

The legislation was introduced Thursday by U.S. Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Md., who served as Maryland's lieutenant governor from 2007-15. Brown currently represents Maryland's 4th Congressional District. The legislation was referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Delaney and U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, both Maryland Democrats, are listed as co-sponsors.

September 17, 2017 In The News

Former lieutenant governor and current Maryland congressman Anthony Brown commemorated the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam with a call to remove a Robert E. Lee statue from Antietam National Battlefield.

The National Park Service-protected battlefield is in Sharpsburg, Maryland.

“Public land should not be home to symbols of hate and bigotry that memorialize leaders of the pro-slavery, traitorous Confederate South,” Brown said in a statement.

September 16, 2017 In The News

At a town hall held at AACC on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Anthony Brown pledged to continue working to protect and expand Pell Grants, which he said are “under assault.”

He also discussed separate bills to reduce hate speech on college campuses and to incentivize businesses to provide workforce development.

Brown said he will continue to “work” the president and secretary of education—who he called “a tough one”—to expand the Pell Grant program.