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Maryland Delegation Announces Nearly $750,000 to Support Natural Resources Stewardship and Conserve Wildlife, Habitats in Maryland

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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 B. Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $737,527 to support natural resource stewardship efforts and conserve imperiled wildlife and their habitats. This U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service federal funding through the State ...

Bipartisan Maryland Congressional Delegation Uses In-Person Meeting with White House Coordinator for Infrastructure Mitch Landrieu to Pitch Transformative Maryland Projects

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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 and Anthony G. Brown met Tuesday with White House Senior Advisor and Infrastructure Coordinator Mitch Landrieu to discuss how the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, passed by Congress, can advance Maryland priorities and projects. In coordin...

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces Over $340 Million in Infrastructure Funding to Bolster Public Transit Across the State

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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 B. Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $348,108,466 in federal funding for Maryland in fiscal year 2022 to strengthen public transit infrastructure across the state. The lawmakers helped secure this increased federal f...

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces Over $45 Million in Infrastructure Funding to Help Marylanders Cut Utility Costs by Making Homes More Energy Efficient

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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 $45,708,416 in federal funding to help Marylanders lower utility costs by making energy efficient upgrades to their homes. The lawmakers helped secure this federal funding through the...

Bicameral Capital Region Delegation Urges President Biden To Consider Airplane Noise Reduction Efforts In Nomination Of New FAA Administrator

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Washington, D.C. – A bicameral delegation of Members of Congress representing the National Capital Region today wrote to President Biden urging that he strongly consider the reduction of airplane noise and the improvement of communication with local communities as he makes his nomination of a new Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The letter was signed by U.S. Representati...

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...

Maryland Delegation Announces Over $120 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding to WMATA

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, John Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced $120,145,016 in additional American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). Funding will help strengthen Metro train operations and rider safety, avoid service cuts and i...

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.”

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