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Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $3.6 Million for Chesapeake Bay Watershed Restoration 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, Jamie B. Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced $3,683,392 in federal funding to support habitat restoration, habitat management, planning and implementation of projects in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay watershed. Maryland received m...

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $600,000 for Community Policing Development Programs

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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 B. Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced $603,327 in federal funding to bolster de-escalation and crisis intervention training for police departments across the state. “Cultivating meaningful and trusting relationships bet...

Van Hollen, Cardin Introduce Legislation to Improve Safety of Military Tactical Vehicles

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) introduced the 1st Lt. Hugh Conor McDowell Safety in Armed Forces Equipment Act of 2021, legislation to establish a pilot program that authorizes the use of data recorders to improve the safety and effectiveness of military tactical vehicles. This legislation, named in honor of Marine 1LT Hugh Conor McDowell, a former C...

Maryland Congressional Delegation Applauds the Addition of Several MD Sites to the National Underground Railroad Network

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin and David Trone (all Md.) released the following statement applauding the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom’s addition of Mount Clare Station, Henry Massey Escape Site, Elkridge Fur...

Brown, Cortez-Masto Introduce Legislation to Protect Young, Elderly, LGBTQ+, Religious And Ethnic Minorities, Families And Other Vulnerable Immigrants From Detention

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) introduced the Alternatives to Detention Act of 2021, H.R.5347, which would shift certain vulnerable populations of migrants, out of incarceration and into alternatives to detention. A recent increase in migrants and asylum seekers, particularly from Haiti, has put a strain on administration capacity ...

Maryland Congressional Delegation Statement Regarding Maryland’s $2.5B Budget Surplus

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, U.S. House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer, and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) applaud Maryland’s $2.5 billion budget surplus for Fiscal Year 2021. This surplus reflects the Maryland Congressional Delegation’s broad success in securing a combined $11.9 ...

Cardin, Van Hollen, Hoyer, and Brown Announce Nearly $10 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding to Support Bowie State’s Public Health IT Workforce Program

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer and Anthony G. Brown (all D-Md.) today announced $9,899,758 in American Rescue Plan funding for Bowie State University to improve COVID-19 data collection and boost participation of underrepresented communities in the public health workforce through the Public Health Information and Technology (PHIT) Workforc...

Maryland Delegation Members Urge State Dept. of Education to Expedite Distribution of Federal Child Care Relief Funds

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WASHINGTON – This afternoon, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen joined by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, and Representatives Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) sent a letter to the Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Mohammed Choudhury urging the state to expedite distribution of American Rescue Plan funds to c...

Brown, Hoyer Congratulate Erek Barron On His Confirmation as the Next US Attorney for the District of Maryland

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement on Erek Barron’s confirmation as the next United States Attorney for the District of Maryland: “Erek Barron has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to civil rights, equal justice, public safety and fair-minded reform throughout his career. We congratulate him on his ...

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