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Norton, Van Hollen, Carper, Maloney, Brown Celebrate House Passage of D.C. National Guard Home Rule Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), and Congressman Anthony Brown (D-MD) announced that their District of Columbia National Guard Home Rule Act, which would give the D.C. mayor control over the D.C. National Guard (DCNG), passed the House yesterday as an amendment to the fi...

House Passes Veterans’ Health Care Bill with Funding for Two Maryland Veterans Clinics

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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, and Anthony G. Brown (all D-Md.) announced the House passage of legislation to open two veterans clinics in Baltimore and Prince George’s County. The bipartisan Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Ac...

Maryland Delegation Members Announce $1.25 Million to Prevent Youth Drug and Substance Use Across 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 Raskin, David Trone, and Andy Harris (all Md.) announced $1,249,912 in federal funding to help prevent youth drug and substance use in communities across Maryland. This Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program continuation gra...

Norton-Maloney-Brown Amendment to Give D.C. Mayor Control Over D.C. National Guard to be Considered on House Floor

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), and Congressman Anthony Brown (D-MD) announced that Committee on Rules yesterday made in order their amendment to the fiscal year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would give the District of Columbia mayor control over the D.C. National Guard. The committee determines which amendm...

Congressman Anthony Brown’s Statement on the Passing of Del. James Hubbard

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement on the passing of former delegate James Hubbard: “Jim Hubbard was a champion for Prince George’s County, children’s health and our environment. Over the course of his extraordinary career in public service he pushed our state forward, getting tough on emissions, expanding affordable health care and protecting ...

Maryland Delegation Members Urge Purple Line Contractors to Forge Project Labor Agreement with Construction Workers

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“We stand in support of the Maryland workers fighting for the benefits that a PLA would deliver to ensure quality and reliable construction as the project resumes,” the lawmakers write. “PLAs are vital tools to alleviate the management and coordination challenges of major construction projects like the Purple Line. By setting employment terms for all workers on a construction project, they ensure timely completion and quality work.

Maryland Delegation Members Press Navy for Update on New Walter Reed Base Firehouse After Firefighter Injury

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“We write to express our deep concern for the unacceptable working conditions at the firehouse located at Naval Support Activity-Bethesda, home of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and request the completion of the Navy’s plan for a new firehouse with the utmost speed and diligence.”

Congressman Anthony Brown’s Statement on the Overturning of Abortion Protections

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“Today, six justices on the Supreme Court decided to strip away a long-established constitutional right and Americans’ ability to make their own health care decisions. Overturning Roe v. Wade jeopardizes the health of millions of Americans across the country, particularly Black, Latina, indigenous, and underserved women."

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