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May 4, 2017 Press Release
This is a shameful day for the House. The GOP burned the midnight oil and horse-traded behind closed doors to rush this bill to the floor to blindly fulfil a campaign promise and give this inept Administration a desperately needed political victory. But this bill is a disgrace. We are kicking 24 million Americans off their health insurance; increasing costs for veterans, seniors and middle class families; ending Medicaid as we know it; and eliminating protections for 326,000 people in Maryland’s Fourth District with pre-existing conditions. No matter how many band-aids the GOP puts on TrumpCare, we are now forcing Americans - who might get sick or ever need our healthcare system - to fend for themselves while we give the wealthy a huge tax cut.
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May 1, 2017 Press Release

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:

April 27, 2017 Press Release

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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April 21, 2017 Press Release
American Gaming Small Business Jobs Tour makes first stop in Prince George’s County to highlight $1.7B impact, nearly 3,000 small business jobs

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.

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April 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen joined Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Elijah Cummings, C.A.

April 19, 2017 Press Release
I am impressed by the world-class scientific research done at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, which increases our understanding of the Earth and tries to answer some of our universe’s greatest questions. NASA Goddard employees have demonstrated a commitment to innovate and develop cutting-edge solutions and foster public-private partnerships. These breakthroughs stimulate economic growth and enhance education and workforce development opportunities. While I strongly supported the bipartisan NASA Transition Authorization Act that was signed into law, I am troubled that the Trump Administration’s budget proposal would cut key Goddard activities in earth science, heliophysics and planetary science that allow us to better study the environment, model climate change and mitigate potential negative impacts on modern society. I will fight to restore these funds.
April 7, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04) released the following statement after U.S. forces conducted an airstrike against Syria:

April 6, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan coalition cites regional balance between Reagan National, Dulles Int’l and Thurgood Marshall BWI

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As Congress prepares to begin work on the 2017 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization legislation, a bipartisan coalition of 15 regional members of Congress today urged their colleagues not to further overburden operations at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport by adding more flight traffic.

April 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tim Kaine and Representative Gerry Connolly, along with U.S. Senators Ben Cardin, Mark Warner, Chris Van Hollen and Representatives Steny Hoyer, Eleanor Holmes Norton, John P.

March 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04) released the follow statement after House Republicans pulled their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

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