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Members of the U.S. Congress in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area soundly rejected President Donald Trump’s recently unveiled budget.
On May 23, Trump’s administration released his budget for fiscal year 2018 that called for cutting Medicaid by $800 billion in the next ten years and eliminating key social programs. D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) didn’t like the Trump budget at all but did see some nuggets that she could work with.
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.
"Nothing should stop us from doing what we can right now to help make life a little easier for moms and dads," the bill’s sponsor, Alabama Republican Representative Martha Roby, said during the floor debate preceding the vote.
On May 2, Congressman Brown spoke again HR1180 the Workplace Families Flexibility Act.
Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Md., addressed the president directly, attacking policies he frequently criticizes when working with his constituents in Congress.
"Extend your hand and unclench your fist," said Brown. "Be a true American and welcome all newcomers."
“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.
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.