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… Read more »
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.
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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… Read more »
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.
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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." Read more »
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. Read more »
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… Read more »
“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.” Read more »
"Historically Black Colleges and Universities serve not only as vehicles to advance social equity but also address the deep-rooted institutionalized gaps in society for Black and minority communities." Read more »
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. Read more »