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Congressman Anthony Brown: We Need Bold Action to Meet this Moment

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“The Inflation Reduction Act will improve the health of Americans and our planet. For too many families, the cost of prescription drugs and quality health care feel insurmountable, as do the challenges posed by the climate crisis. We need bold action to meet this moment. Today’s vote is a critical step forward."

Maryland Congressional Delegation Members Announce $20.5 Million for New Carrollton Station Expansion, Improvements

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This $20.5 million investment will fund construction of multi-modal transit station improvements at New Carrollton Station, including a new train hall for the existing MARC, Metrorail, and Amtrak service, incorporating connections to Metrobus, TheBus, and Greyhound bus services, and the future Maryland Purple Line light rail.

Cardin, Van Hollen, Sarbanes, Brown Announce $1 Million for Continued Capacity Building at the Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corporation

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen John Sarbanes and Anthony Brown (all D-Md.) today announced $1,114,539 in federal funding through the Department of Transportation to help the Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corporation in Salisbury, which specializes in cruise ship production, with increased demand for cruise travel as recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continue...

Congressman Brown Champions Justice, Servicemember Wellbeing in the FY23 National Defense Authorization Act

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“At the center of our mission is, and always will be our servicemembers. Their wellbeing is paramount to our national security and the defense of our shared values. As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, it’s been an honor to push forward provisions to improve the lives of servicemembers and make our armed services more diverse, inclusive, just, and equitable. This year’s NDAA is no different.”

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 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."

Van Hollen, Cardin, Hoyer, Brown Announce Continued Viability of Maryland FBI HQ Sites

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer and Anthony Brown (all D-Md.) released the following statement announcing the General Services Administration’s finding that the two Maryland sites proposed for the new Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters remain viable options for the new consolidated campus: “Today’s GSA finding that th...

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