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Congressman Brown Secures Key Wins for Servicemember Wellbeing and Maryland in the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), the senior CBC member on the House Armed Services Committee and a 30-year Army veteran, secured key priorities in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 (S.1605) The bill sets policy for the Department of Defense (DOD), and authorizes approximately $768 billion in discretionary spending for national defense. Additionally...

Maryland Delegation Receive Response from USPS Showing Actions to Improve Performance Over Last Year’s Holiday Season, but Urge Further Action

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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, Andy Harris, M.D., and David Trone (all Md.) announced that they received a letter from the United States Postal Service (USPS) in response to their November 22 request for an update on its readiness for the holiday mail...

Maryland Delegation Announces the Howard County Economic Development Authority as a Finalist in the Build Back Better Regional Challenge to Strengthen Maryland’s Cybersecurity Efforts

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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 (all D-Md.) today announced an award of $500,000 in American Rescue Plan funding to the Howard County Economic Development Authority to continue developing its Maryland Cyber Workforce Solutions (Solutions) proje...

Maryland Delegation Announces Nearly $800 Million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Highway Funding for the State

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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 (all D-Md.) today announced $796,122,349 in FY22 federal funding from the bipartisan infrastructure law to improve roads and bridges and create good-paying jobs across the state. These federal investments also fu...

Maryland Delegation Announces More Than $31.5 Million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding for Airports Across the State

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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 (all D-Md.) today announced $31,662,850 in the first round of federal funding to airports across the state from the bipartisan infrastructure law. This funding comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation thr...

Maryland Delegation Announces More Than $10 Million in Funding to Early Childhood Education 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 Raskin, Andy Harris, M.D. and David Trone (all Md.) today announced $10,687,408 in federal funding to the Maryland State Department of Education and to the Y of Central Maryland to expand early learning options for Maryland’s low-incom...

Brown, Kelly Introduce Legislation to Improve VA Flexibility for Veteran Homeowners

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and Congressman Trent Kelly (MS-01) introduced the VA Home Loan GRACE Act of 2021, H.R.6124, to ensure flexibility for veteran owners utilizing the Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Home Loan program. Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) is an original cosponsor. The VA Home Loan GRACE Act would ensure that the VA home loan program does not unintentionally prev...

House approves $768 billion defense bill with strong support, despite some discord among Democrats

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The House passed a finalized version of the $768 billion defense authorization bill late Tuesday night with overwhelming bipartisan support, moving legislation hamstrung by delays, amendment fights and political discord one step closer to becoming law before the end of the year. The legislation directs an independent review of the Afghanistan war’s legacy and errors, and establishes a new means f...

Congressman Anthony Brown Calls on Senate Republicans to End Obstruction, Fund the Government

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement calling on the Senate to act in order to avert a federal government shutdown: “Even a short government shutdown hurts our country, especially as we continue to recover, get families back on their feet and fight continued variants of the COVID-19 virus. Dedicated federal public servants have gone above and beyo...

Maryland Delegation Members Announce Delivery of Over $140 Million in Federal Infrastructure Modernization Bill Funds to Maryland

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, a senior member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and Chris Van Hollen, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced that Maryland has received $144,181,000 for Fiscal Year 2022 f...

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