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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.
March 15, 2018 Press Release
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
November 7, 2017 Press Release
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.
November 6, 2017 Press Release
On Saturday, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (D-MD) joined Congressman Ted W. Lieu’s (D-CA) bipartisan joint statement with fellow veterans Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Carbajal (D-CA), Rep. Conyers (D-MI), Rep. DeFazio (D-OR), Rep. Rush (D-IL), Rep. Jones (R-NC), Rep. Panetta (D-CA), Rep. Pascrell (D-NJ), Rep. Thompson (D-CA), Del. Sablan (D-Mariana Islands), Rep. Gabbard (D-HI), Rep. Scott (D-VA), Rep. Moulton (D-MA) on a potential ground invasion in North Korea. The statement follows a CRS report and a letter from the Joint Chiefs of Staff addressing questions raised by Reps. Lieu and Gallego about the Pentagon’s plan for military action against North Korea.
November 1, 2017 Press Release
Independent review confirmed 154 total hate incidents at more than 120 campuses since 2016 election
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) introduced the Creating Accountability Measures Protecting University Students Historically Abused, Threatened, and Exposed to Crimes Act (CAMPUS HATE Crimes Act). The bill proposes a comprehensive approach to ensure universities officials are held accountable for hate crimes and hate-based incidents that occur on their campuses. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, hate groups are specifically “targeting college campuses” where “you're dealing with people who may be just starting to form their ideas about the world.” Following the indictment of Lt. Richard Collins III’s murderer with a hate crime and the overall demonstrable rise of hate speech and violence on college campuses over the past 12 months, Congressman Brown drafted the legislation to better ensure students are not exposed to hate-speech, hate symbols or acts of racially motivated violence on campus.
October 30, 2017 Press Release
Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (MD) and Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) toured the Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) campus with President/CEO Victoria Bayless. During the visit, Congressman Brown and Senator Van Hollen viewed the James and Sylvia Earl Simulation to Advance Innovation and Learning (SAIL) Center and the Clatanoff Pavilion for women and children’s care services. They also spoke with specialized care professionals throughout the visit to discuss research, behavioral health, and opioid and substance abuse treatments.
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.