WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on the life and death of Lieutenant Richard W. Collins III. Scheduled to graduate yesterday from Bowie State University and join the US Army, Collins’ life was tragically cut short after being stabbed in the chest by a student at the University of Maryland, College Park.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony Brown today led a bipartisan group of more than 100 Members of the House of Representatives in urging Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Ryan Zinke to keep Atlantic and Pacific oceans off-limits to new oil and gas leases.
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.
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