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Brown Introduces Legislation to Promote Diversity in the Defense Industrial Base

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Anthony G. Brown introduced the Diversity and Inclusion in the Defense Industrial Base Act to promote transparency in diversity and inclusion efforts within the Defense Industrial Base. As greater efforts are being made to center equity and justice in the federal government in the Biden Administration, there is a need for transparency in one of the federal government...

Congressman Anthony Brown: The Department of Defense’s FY2023 Budget Neglects Essential Investment in HBCUs

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“HBCUs produce 37 percent of African American officers commissioned through ROTC, and 25 percent of the African Americans with STEM degrees. Throughout my service in Congress, I’ve championed additional resources for HBCU-DOD partnerships as essential to fostering the diverse workforce we need. Congress has consistently funded this program on a bipartisan basis and increased it every year. The record levels enacted in FY2022 still fall far short of the needed investment for equity for these institutions. For the Department to request such a low figure is absurd and appalling.”

Brown Highlights Significant Funding Secured for Maryland, National Priorities in Government Appropriations Bill

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“This package is a significant investment in programs, essential to rebuilding our country following the COVID-19 pandemic and lowering the everyday costs facing families here in Maryland. This funding puts into action the values of this Democratic Congress and President Biden, and represents a government that’s truly working for the people and ready to meet the domestic and foreign challenges ahead.”

Anne Arundel County projects receive more than $13 million in funding from federal omnibus bill

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Anne Arundel County will receive more than $13 million for various improvement projects in the federal omnibus spending bill passed by Congress last week. While most of the funding will go to larger county projects, such as stormwater management and purchasing electric vehicles, $500,000 is earmarked to upgrade the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Camp Woodlands site on Riva Road in Annapolis. It’s...

Biden administration is challenged on federal ad spending disparity with Black-owned media

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The Biden administration is falling short when it comes to its equity efforts in its media advertisement buys targeting the Black community. In fact, white-owned media companies targeting Black audiences are receiving federal dollars at exponentially higher rates than Black-owned media. The federal media advertising campaign focused on COVID-19 public education and awareness at the U.S. Department...

Biden in State of the Union Urges ‘Unmistakable’ Support for Democracy in Ukraine

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President Joe Biden used his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night to reassert America as a leading global voice for democracy and condemn Russian President Vladimir Putin for starting an “unprovoked” war in Ukraine. “Throughout our history we’ve learned this lesson – when dictators do not pay a price for their aggression, they cause more chaos,” Biden told a joint session of Congress ...

Congressman Anthony Brown’s Statement on President Biden’s State of the Union

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“The defense of democracy calls on all of us to do our part. To come together on what unites us and advance bold solutions to address the issues of our time. Whether through policies to address the opioid crisis and mental health crises, keeping our sacred promise to our veterans, ending cancer as we know it, or championing freedom and human rights across the globe, we need to meet this moment. I share President Biden’s belief that our country is up to the challenge.”

Maryland Delegation Announces Nearly $15 Million to Support Outdoor Recreation Statewide

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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, and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $14,992,166 to support Maryland’s wildlife conservation, sportfish restoration, and outdoor recreation through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoratio...

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