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Brown, Cardin, Local Leaders Businesses, and Climate Activists Highlight Federal Investments in Electric Vehicles and Sustainability

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The Bipartisan Infrastructure Act invests $7.5 billion for EV charging infrastructure, prioritizing low- and moderate-income neighborhoods and building a national EV charging network. Congressional Democrats also plan to increase the electric vehicle tax credit from the standard $7,500 to $12,500 for vehicles assembled in the United States.

U.S. House Budget Reconciliation Package Would Provide Path to Citizenship

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A provision tucked in the $3.5 trillion federal budget reconciliation package would direct Congress to chart a path for citizenship for millions of undocumented people. If passed, the House provision would provide a pathway to citizenship for those in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, often referred to as Dreamers; farmworkers; those who hold a Temporary Protected Status, meaning...

Four Md. Metro stations on Green, Yellow Lines reopen after platform project completed

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WASHINGTON (7News) — Four Green and Yellow line Metro stations reopened Tuesday for the first time since closing during Memorial Day weekend in late May. All four underwent major platform reconstruction due to concrete that was deteriorating to the point where it would eventually become dangerous. The stations that reopened are Greenbelt, College Park, Prince George’s Plaza, and West Hyattsville. ...

Two Red Line Stations Are Closing, Just As Four Green Line Stations Open Back Up

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Shady Grove and Rockville Red Line riders will soon go through three months of closures, just days after four Green Line stations reopened on Tuesday. Crews will replace the aging canopy above Rockville’s platform from September 11 to December 4 and make other improvements, including adding LED lights, new passenger info screens, and an upgraded sound system for station announcements. Shady Grove ...

Four Metrorail Stations Reopen in Prince George’s County

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Four Metrorail stations in Prince George’s County reopened Tuesday after shutting down nearly the entire summer for platform work and other safety improvements. Riders who travel those stations along the Green and Yellow lines — West Hyattsville, Prince George’s Plaza in Hyattsville, University of Maryland in College Park and Greenbelt — will see LED lights, walk on slip-resistant tiles, hear impr...

Reps. Turner and Brown Introduce Student Loan Refinancing Act

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Washington, DC ––Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10) recently introduced the Student Loan Refinancing Act (HR 5084) alongside Rep. Anthony Brown (MD-4). This bipartisan legislation amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow eligible federal borrowers to refinance their federal loans when interest rates are reduced. Post-introduction, Rep. Turner and Rep. Brown made the following statements: “All...

House Panel’s Annual Defense Policy Bill Includes Leave Flexibility for Pentagon Contractors

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The version of the annual defense policy bill approved by a House panel this week includes a provision to enact permanent leave flexibility for defense contractors, as industry associations had advocated. The House Armed Services Committee included language in the fiscal 2022 National Defense Authorization Act approved early on Thursday that would make permanent the ability to keep contractors in ...

House panel overrides Biden's topline military budget

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A House panel has cleared a key hurdle to passing the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act by adopting an amendment that would increase defense spending $24 billion over the Biden administration's budget request. The House Armed Services Committee's Ranking Member Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) introduced an amendment targeting unfunded military requirements that would lift the topline to match the ...

Advocates Call For State, Federal Action After Supreme Court Blocks CDC Eviction Protections

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Local leaders and advocates are calling for state and congressional action on evictions after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked federal protections for tenants Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued limited eviction protections based on COVID-19 transmission levels earlier this month after more sweeping protections expired at the end of July. President Biden acknowledge...

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