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Congressman Brown Advances Transformational Initiatives Investing in Local, National Infrastructure

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Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) praised passage of the “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in AMERICA” Act as part of the sweeping $1.5 trillion Moving Forward Act to invest in modern, sustainable infrastructure while creating millions of good-paying jobs, combating the climate crisis and addressing disparities in communities across Maryland and throughout the country. Read more »

Congressman Brown: “The Display of the Confederate Flag and Related Racist Symbols Have No Place in our Military”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04), released the following statement on the passage of his amendment to prohibit the display of the Confederate flag on Department of Defense property and across military branches in the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act: “Recent, tragic events have underscored how much farther we have to go to heal the racial divisions that have plagued th... Read more »

Congressman Brown Praises Passage of His Bipartisan Provision to Redesignate Military Bases and Infrastructure Honoring Confederate Leaders in NDAA

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04), praised the passage of his FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act amendment to establish a firm process to rename military bases and infrastructure honoring leaders of the Confederacy within one year. The amendment, co-led with fellow veteran Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02), and was adopted by a vote of 33-23. The amendment would require the S... Read more »

Congressman Brown Joins Calls for Emergency Financial Assistance to Newly-Jobless Maryland Workers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04) joined calls from Maryland Delegate Vaughn Stewart’s (D-Montgomery), local leaders and unemployed Marylanders advocating for emergency financial assistance to newly-jobless families still waiting for unemployment benefits. The push by Del. Stewart would give $1,200 payments to claimants who have yet to qualify for unemployment compensation. The ... Read more »

Congressman Brown Champions Workers, Fights Against Harmful, Short-Sighted State Budget Cuts

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04), sent a letter to the Maryland Board of Public Works urging the Members to reconsider the $672 million of cuts proposed by Governor Hogan to address Maryland’s budget shortfall. Specifically, Congressman Brown urges opposition to a proposal which seeks to reduce the wages and benefits to hard working State employees, many of whom are covered by ... Read more »

Maryland Delegation Presses FEMA for Approval of Additional Federal Disaster Assistance Resources to Support COVID-19 Recovery

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen 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.) wrote to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter Gaynor urging the approval of Maryland’s request for federal disaster assistance through the Hazard Mitig... Read more »

Congressman Brown: President Trump Continues Using the Military as Props for Political Gain

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04), Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee and 30-year Army veteran, released the following statement after the Department of Defense announced it would extend the deployment of 4,000 Department of Defense personnel to the southern border through October: “The continued deployment of troops, guardsmen and Department of Defense personnel t... Read more »

Congressman Anthony Brown Floor Speech on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee, delivered remarks on the Floor of the House of Representatives in support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020. Below are the Congressman's remarks as delivered: “Mr Speaker, I'm a Black man living in America and that puts me at greater risk while living in America. The fact th... Read more »

National Capital Region Delegation Urges House Leaders To Issue Mask Directive To Members Of Congress

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Washington, D.C. – Members of Congress representing the National Capital Region today wrote to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging them to “issue strong, explicit directives to Members of the House regarding proper face coverings” as Congress prepares to cast votes next week. The letter, led by Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) and signed by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer ... Read more »

Today’s #SCOTUS rulings make it clear that no one, not even a president, is above the law. We know who Trump is, s… Read More

The President has a pattern of silencing dissent and attacking those who wear the uniform Lt. Col. Alexander Vindm… Read More

Veterans, troops, activists, Democrats, Republicans and now Pentagon leaders support my efforts to ban symbols of h… Read More

It’s not enough to rebuild our roads and fix our bridges; we need to reinvest in a modern, interconnected transport… Read More

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