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Congressman Brown: Treatment of Black Cadets at the Virginia Military Institute Demands Full Investigation, Department of Defense Action on Systemic Racism

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), a 30-year Army veteran, released a statement regarding the Washington Post report on persistent threats and hostility directed toward Black cadets at the Virginia Military Institute: “Young men and women choose to join the armed services out of duty and love of country. The threats, racism and hostile learning e... Read More »

Maryland Congressional Delegation Members Announce More Than $20 Million for Drinking Water Improvement 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, Anthony G. Brown, Andy Harris, M.D., Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all Md.) today announced $20,170,000 in federal funding to improve drinking water projects throughout the state. “Clean, safe drinking water is essential for all. This new federal funding will... Read More »

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $1.6 Million in Federal Funding to Improve Transit Safety

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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, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone today announced $1,675,000 in federal funding to upgrade transit bus compartments to improve bus safety and prevent hazards on rail systems in Maryland. “The safety of our regional transportation networks must be... Read More »

Congressman Brown Highlights Neighborhood Impact of Purple Line Delays, Calls for A Real Plan from Governor Hogan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (D-MD) highlighted how Governor Larry Hogan’s mismanagement of the Purple Line project has impacted Prince George’s County neighborhoods. Contractors have halted construction and are preparing to walk off the job, over cost-disputes with the state. The project may be delayed until 2026 or later. The Purple Line was supposed to connect Prince George’s... Read More »

Brown, Bass and 41 Members Call for Reforms to Program Allowing DOD Equipment Transfers to Law Enforcement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (CA-37) and 41 Members of Congress wrote a letter to Chairs and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committee advocating for additional conditions and limitations on the transfer of Department of Defense property and equipment to law enforcement agen... Read More »

Congressman Brown Applauds Largest Ever DoD Investment in HBCUs/MSIs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement applauding the announcement of $50 million in research grants for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority-Serving Institutions - the largest ever in history: “Tapping into the talent and knowledge present at our nation’s HBCUs and Minority-Serving Institu... Read More »

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces $5.6 Million in Federal Funding to Upgrade MARC, Railways Across Maryland

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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, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all Md.) today announced $5.6 million in federal funding upgrade MARC commuter trains and improve railroad infrastructure across Maryland. Funding comes from the U.S. Department of Transportat... Read More »

Congressman Brown: “The military and weapons for war should never be turned on American citizens crying out for change”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), a retired Colonel in the Army Reserves and member of the House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement regarding testimony that federal officials’ requested a heat ray and stockpiled ammunition before clearing peaceful protesters at Lafayette Square: “The military and weapons for war should... Read More »

Brown: Lack of Resources and Access Have Left Marylanders Vulnerable. We Can Fix That

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, released the following statement in support of new legislation introduced in the Maryland General Assembly creating Health Equity Resource Communities (HERC): “The coronavirus pandemic has cast a stark reminder about the dramatic and unacceptable health disparities that still exist in this country. Bla... Read More »

Brown: Governor Hogan Bears Full Responsibility for this Oncoming Disaster

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), sole Maryland member on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement on the Purple Line: “Governor Hogan bears full responsibility for the dithering, delays and lack of leadership that have brought us to this moment - the dissolution of the largest public-private partnership in the country and the l... Read More »

Brown, Fletcher and Rosen Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter Advocating for JROTC STEM Programs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair and 30-year Army veteran Congressman Anthony G. Brown (D-MD), Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX) and Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) led 36 Members of Congress in a bipartisan letter to House and Senate Armed Services Committee leadership. As both chambers prepare for the conference committee process for the Fiscal Year (FY) 21 National Def... Read More »

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $3.9 Million to Support Chesapeake Bay Restoration Efforts and Strengthen State Environmental Infrastructure

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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, Andy Harris, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all Md.) announced $3,941,087.76 in federal funds to support projects throughout Maryland to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay and enhance environmental infrastructure. “The Chesapeak... Read More »

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $50 Million in Federal Funding for Statewide Response to Opioid Crisis

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WASHINGTON – The Maryland Congressional Delegation, including U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin, Kweisi Mfume and David Trone, announced $50,751,132 in federal funding for the Maryland Department of Health to support statewide efforts to combat the opioid crisis. “Fo... Read More »

Van Hollen, Maryland Delegation Members Urge State to Prioritize Helping Marylanders Seeking Answers on Unemployment Benefits

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, joined by Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) urged Maryland Department of Labor (MDOL) Secretary Tiffany Robinson to swiftly resolve thousands of pending unemployment insurance claims. In their letter, the members urge MDOL to prioritize helping ... Read More »

Maryland Delegation Members Applaud $4.5 Million in Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis

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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, Andy Harris, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all Md.) applauded the award of $4,589,064 in federal funds to the Maryland Department of Labor as part of a pilot program to combat the opioid crisis through job training and recovery servi... Read More »

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