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Maryland Congressional Delegation Delivers More than $198 Million in Federal Funding to Help Spur Economic Growth & Support Small Businesses Recovering from the Pandemic

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WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) delivered $198,404,958 to spur economic growth and support small businesses in Maryland through the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Program. This Treasury Department program was ...

Congressman Anthony Brown’s Statement on New Names for Army Bases

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement on the Department of Defense Naming Commission’s release of a list of new names for military bases and property honoring leaders of the Confederacy: “I learned to fly helicopters at Ft. Rucker. I deployed to Iraq from Ft. Bragg, and I earned my jump wings at Ft. Benning. All these bases honored men who wouldn'...

Brown, Kelly, Duckworth, Blackburn Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Improve the Promotion Process for National Guard Servicemembers, Ensure Officers Don’t Fall Behind in Careers or Compensation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representatives Anthony G. Brown (D-MD-04), Trent Kelly (R-MS-01), Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced a bipartisan, bicameral bill to improve and streamline the promotion process for National Guard officers and warrant officers to ensure these servicemembers can progress in their careers without needless bureaucratic delays. The Na...

Brown, Stefanik, Daines, Baldwin Introduce WWII Nurses Congressional Gold Medal Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – As America celebrates National Nurses Week, Congressman Anthony G. Brown, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) introduced the WWII Nurses Congressional Gold Medal Act. U.S. Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) led the Senate in introducing this legislation. “When we look back on the extraordinary efforts by ordinary Americans during World War II, nurses deserve o...

National Capital Region Delegation Joint Statement On WMATA Board’s Selection Of New GM

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WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), and Representatives Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA), Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), John Sarbanes (D-MD), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Anthony Brown (D-MD), Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), and David Trone (D-MD), who represent the National Capital Region in the House of Representatives, issued the following statement on the Washington...

Brown, Hoyer Briefed on Prince George’s County Telehealth Project Progress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown and Congressman Steny H. Hoyer met with leaders from Prince George’s County to discuss progress, implementation and next steps for a new school-based pediatric telehealth network. As part of the bipartisan Omnibus Appropriations Agreement for the remainder of FY2022, Reps. Brown and Hoyer secured $4 million to build out the telehealth network and con...

Brown Introduces Legislation to Promote Diversity in the Defense Industrial Base

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Anthony G. Brown introduced the Diversity and Inclusion in the Defense Industrial Base Act to promote transparency in diversity and inclusion efforts within the Defense Industrial Base. As greater efforts are being made to center equity and justice in the federal government in the Biden Administration, there is a need for transparency in one of the federal government...

Brown, Dean, 41 Members of Congress Urge Temporary Protected Status for Ethiopians

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (PA-04) led a letter with 41 Members calling on the Biden Administration to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Ethiopians fleeing the ongoing civil war. TPS authority stems from the same deeply held principles that underpin the U.S. refugee and asylum systems—that the United States will not return peop...

Brown, Wittman Introduce Legislation to Study and Improve Spaceport National Security

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) introduced the Spaceport Tiering for Access Resiliency or “STAR” Act. Modernized spaceports and increased space travel offer important new scientific, economic, and national security opportunities, and American infrastructure needs to be ready. Space has become an increasingly important consideration in national security planning and geopolit...

CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION MEMBERS WELCOME PROGRESS ON PRINTING AND ENGRAVING PRODUCTION FACILITY IN MARYLAND

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Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer and Anthony G. Brown (all D-Md.) released the following statement on the transfer of property from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Beltsville Agricultural Research Center to the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) – an important step toward the Bureau’s opening of a new currency production facility in ...

Maryland Delegation Announces Nearly $750,000 to Support Natural Resources Stewardship and Conserve Wildlife, Habitats in Maryland

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $737,527 to support natural resource stewardship efforts and conserve imperiled wildlife and their habitats. This U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service federal funding through the State ...

Bipartisan Maryland Congressional Delegation Uses In-Person Meeting with White House Coordinator for Infrastructure Mitch Landrieu to Pitch Transformative Maryland Projects

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Andy Harris and Anthony G. Brown met Tuesday with White House Senior Advisor and Infrastructure Coordinator Mitch Landrieu to discuss how the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, passed by Congress, can advance Maryland priorities and projects. In coordin...

Congress Pushes to Remove Sexual Harassment Prosecutions from Chain of Command

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A bipartisan group of lawmakers is looking to expand on military justice reforms enacted last year and take sexual harassment prosecutions outside the chain of command. Last year's defense policy bill created independent prosecutors to handle sexual assault and some other related or serious crimes. But a "massive oversight" kept sexual harassment within the chain of command even as the defense bil...

New Congressional Bill Would Put Marijuana Penalties For Military Members On Par With Alcohol-Related Punishments

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A new congressional bill would make it so the punishment for military service members who use or possess marijuana could not exceed penalties for being drunk or incapacitated on duty. Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD) filed the Restoring Equity For Offenses Related to Marijuana (REFORM) Act last week. It would amend the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) to more closely align cannabis- and alcohol- r...

Norton, Van Hollen, Carper, Maloney, Brown Request D.C. Mayor be Given Control Over D.C. National Guard in NDAA

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), and Congressman Anthony Brown (D-MD) sent a letter to House and Senate Armed Services Committee leadership asking that the District of Columbia National Guard Home Rule Act, which would give the D.C. mayor control over the D.C. National Gu...

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