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May 11, 2018 Press Release
Bill Dropped During Teacher Appreciation Week, Would Boost Teacher Pay
Today, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and 35 co-sponsors introduced the Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act, that would increase the current deduction available to educators from $250 to $500, and index it to inflation.
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May 10, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (D-MD) joined fellow Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) in voting in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019 (H.R. 5515), which authorizes and sets policy for the Department of Defense.
May 8, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement following the President’s decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran
April 30, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) introduced a bipartisan resolution to commemorate Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania’s 100th anniversary of their creation as independent states. Co-sponsors include Representatives Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Seth Moulton (MA-06), John Shimkus (IL-15), Adam Schiff (CA-28), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Steve Cohen (TN-09)
April 25, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) sent a letter today requesting Defense Secretary Mattis provide details on the scope, characteristics and specific guidance of the border security strategy by which the National Guard deployment to the southern border will operate.
April 19, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) led every member of the Maryland Congressional Delegation in urging Army Secretary Mark Esper to consider Maryland as the location of the Army’s Futures Command.
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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.
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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:

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