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Maryland Congressional Delegation Secures Additional $727 Million for Students Missing Meals Due to COVID-19 School Closures

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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 Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced that Maryland can extend its Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) nutrition and meals assistance program for eligible Maryland children through June 2021. From August 2020 and wit... Read more »

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces Nearly $5.2 Million in Supplemental Early Childhood Education Funding

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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, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all Md.) today announced nearly $5.2 million in supplemental federal funding to bolster early childhood programs for low-income families across the state. “Closing the learning gap, which was mad... Read more »

Congressman Anthony Brown: With President Biden, We’re Prepared to Restore Our Nation

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“After a once in a generation pandemic and economic crisis, a long overdue reckoning on race and unprecedented attacks on the very foundations of our democracy, it’s time to meet the moment. I believe we are up to these challenges and with President Biden, we’re prepared to deliver.” Read more »

Congressman Brown To Reintroduce Legislation Raising the Age to Buy Semi Automatic Weapons

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“Mass shootings like this have become tragically familiar occurrences in our country. What makes them all the more painful is that they were preventable through commonsense reforms to our nation’s gun laws that would prevent young people from purchasing dangerous weaponry. We have not done nearly enough to tackle the epidemic of gun violence Americans experience on our streets, our workplaces, public venues and at our schools.” Read more »

Congressman Anthony Brown: With Secretary Cardona and The American Rescue Plan, Help is Here For Our Schools

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement welcoming Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to Prince George’s County as he visits Mary Harris “Mother” Jones Elementary School as part of the “Help is Here” School Reopening Tour: “A key part of the American Rescue Plan is our investment in safe school reopenings. Prince George’s County is pursuing a bala... Read more »

Congressman Anthony Brown: The American Jobs Plan Will Ensure That No Community Is Left Behind

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"The American Jobs Plan is a transformative investment in our communities that will create millions of good jobs, rebuild our country’s infrastructure and position the United States to remain competitive in the global economy." Read more »

Hoyer, Brown Host Virtual Roundtable with County and Local Officials to Discuss the American Rescue Plan

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he American Rescue Plan, which was signed into law yesterday, provides funding for vaccine distribution, direct stimulus payments to families, ensures schools have the resources they need to resume in-person learning safely, supports small businesses, and allows Maryland municipalities to keep law enforcement officers, teachers, firefighters, and other essential workers on the job. Read more »

Biden’s COVID Relief Plan Includes $130 Billion To Help Schools Reopen

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President Joe Biden’s $130 billion school reopening plan focuses on making schools safer for teachers and students, although returning to school remains a contentious and difficult issue. Reopening the majority of K-8 schools within his first 100 days in office is a key part of the president’s $1.9 trillion “American Rescue Plan” passed by the House on Friday on a party-line vote and now under con... Read more »

Congressman Brown: “We Honor the Legacies of the Men and Women Who Came Before Us By Continuing Our March Toward Racial and Social Progress”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) attended the 40th annual Black History Month Breakfast, the theme of this year’s celebration was “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity.” He was joined by keynote speaker Vice President Kamala Harris and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD-05). Read Congressman Brown’s remarks as prepared below. “Good morning, I’... Read more »

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