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Maryland Congressional Delegation Urges Administration to Kick-Start New Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Stock Assessment

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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 G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin and David Trone (all Md.) today urged U.S. Department of Commerce leadership to initiate a new benchmark stock assessment for the Chesapeake Bay blue crab population, in line with the…

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces $800,000 in New Federal Funding for Chesapeake Bay Oyster Restoration

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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 B. Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced a new federal grant of $800,000 for the restoration of oyster reefs that are vital to the health of the Chesapeake Bay. The new funding for the Maryland…

Maryland Delegation Members Announce More Than $1 Million for Firefighters in Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties

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WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Jamie B. Raskin, Anthony Brown, and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $1,178,400 in federal funding for firefighters and first responders in Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties. The funding will directly bolster fire departments, State Fire Training Academies, and nonaffiliated…

Maryland Delegation Announces Nearly $42 Million for Eco-Friendly Upgrades to Regional Bus Systems in Prince George’s, Anne Arundel, and Montgomery Counties

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced $41,765,975 in federal funds to improve and rehabilitate bus systems in Maryland to support the adoption of fuel-efficient technologies, such as low- and zero-emission vehicles. These…

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.

Maryland Delegation Members Applaud President’s Signing of 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.) applauded President Biden’s signing of legislation to open two veterans’ outpatient clinics in Baltimore and Prince George’s County. The bipartisan Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our…

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.”

Brown Applauds Several Key Wins for Maryland in Annual Water Infrastructure Legislation

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In the WRDA 2022, Congressman Brown secured key provisions to ensure the Port of Baltimore receives the funding it needs, particularly after the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, he secured language to expedite the Baltimore Harbor and Channels–Seagirt Loop Deepening, which would improve navigability and safety for vessels and increase transportation efficiencies. These systems are necessary to ensure U.S. economic competitiveness in the global economy.

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I’m a firm believer that in order for us, as a nation, to truly reconcile, we need to first *acknowledge* historical wrongs. Read More

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