April 13, 2018 Press Release
"Any strike will not be effective without a comprehensive and coherent strategy. This strategy must marshal our economic, diplomatic, information and military resources to permanently stop Assad from committing war crimes. We must also send a clear message to Assad’s patrons and supporters in Russia and Iran, while moving Syria closer to a negotiated solution that ends the conflict and humanitarian crisis. Congress and the American people are entitled to an open debate on our policy objectives and strategic goals and the President must come before Congress for the authority to engage in a sustained use of military force."
April 5, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) recently led a Congressional Delegation with Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Congressmen Hank Johnson (GA-04) and Al Lawson (FL-05) to Morehouse College, Spelman College, Clark Atlanta University, Florida A&M University and North Carolina A&T State University to discuss the DoD HBCU/MI program and the important effort to expand STEM opportunities and increase DoD investments in HBCUs.
March 28, 2018 Press Release
Senators Cardin and Van Hollen and Congressmen Cummings, Sarbanes, and Brown, all Members of the Maryland congressional Delegation, and District of Columbia Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton sent a letter to Governor Larry Hogan requesting detailed information about the State’s regulation of the proposed Hyperloop Project, including the regulatory standards that will apply to the project as well as the environmental and other reviews that will be required before the project is permitted to proceed.
March 27, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s ban on transgender troops in the military:
March 20, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement calling for a new Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF). Congressman Brown was deployed to Iraq in 2004, where he earned the Bronze Star, and became of the nation’s highest-ranking elected officials to serve a tour of duty.
Congressmen Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and David Cicilline (RI-01) along with 61 of their House colleagues, urged President Trump to fully fund school-provided mental health, violence prevention, and student safety programs, in light of the ongoing epidemic of gun violence in America’s schools
February 27, 2018 Press Release
Bipartisan Bill Would Raise Minimum Age to Buy AR-15
Congressmen Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) announced they are leading a bipartisan effort to raise the age to purchase an assault weapon. They introduced the ‘Raise the Age Act’ (H.R.5090) on Monday with 18 of their colleagues - the first bipartisan bill to tighten gun safety since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
January 31, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement after President Trump delivered his State of the Union address to a Joint Session of Congress
For the last year, President Trump has displayed no leadership, demonstrated an unwillingness to compromise, contested known facts, corroded the national discourse, emboldened violent extremist voices, and pushed policies that favor the top 1%, big corporations and special interests. Today’s speech does not change anything
January 20, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement after the Republican-led Congress failed to pass legislation funding the federal government
At midnight, Republicans in Congress chose to shutdown the federal government. This is the first time in our nation’s history that this has happened with a single party controlling the White House and Congress. Republicans refused to work with Democrats to meet the urgent needs of the American people and shutdown the government
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, as an original sponsor of H.R. 3897, the bipartisan Gold Star Family Support and Installation Access Act, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement after the bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives:
Gold Star families have given their loved ones to protect our freedom, and I am proud to cosponsor this legislation which provides them with much-needed support. As a Member of Congress with 30-years of military experience, I know all too well the challenges military families face when a son, daughter, wife or husband is overseas. However, too many Gold Star families are not provided with the resources and accommodations they truly deserve.