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Waltz, Brown Fight for Funding Water Quality Projects

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, U.S. Congressmen Mike Waltz (R-FL) and Anthony Brown (D-MD) introduced the Clean Water Allotment Modernization Act of 2021. Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Mark Kelly (D-AZ) introduced companion legislation in the Senate. The Clean Water Allotment Modernization Act (CWAMA) would enact long-overdue reforms to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) formula, which ...

Congressman Anthony Brown’s Statement on the Retirement of Attorney General Brian Frosh

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement on the retirement of Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh: “For more than three decades, Attorney General Brian Frosh has been an exceptional public servant and champion for the rights and wellbeing of Marylanders. Throughout his time as our Attorney General, Brian has advanced equal justice and, through his ...

Maryland Congressional Delegation Applauds SBA Approval of Maryland Disaster Relief for Tropical Depression Ida

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, and Senator Chris Van Hollen, along with Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin, and David Trone today applauded the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for approving the State of Maryland’s reques...

A new first-of-its-kind electric school bus to be unveiled at event in Hyattsville

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A new first-of-its-kind electric school bus is being introduced at an event Tuesday in Hyattsville, Maryland. School administrations and officials will preview the Navistar IC Electric Bus, the first of its kind vehicle for the region. K.Neal Truck and Bus Center, the second-largest full-service, minority-owned truck and bus dealership in the United States, will introduce the electric school bus T...

Small Business Chair Cardin Leads Delegation Letter Urging SBA to Approve Disaster Declaration for Maryland Counties Affected by Hurricane Ida

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, and Senator Chris Van Hollen, along with Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin, and David Trone today wrote to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman urging the...

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $3.6 Million for Chesapeake Bay Watershed Restoration 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, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced $3,683,392 in federal funding to support habitat restoration, habitat management, planning and implementation of projects in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay watershed. Maryland received m...

Maryland’s Congressional Delegation Urges Biden To Approve Disaster Declaration For Ida Storm Damage

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In a letter to President Joe Biden, Maryland’s Congressional delegation on Thursday urged the White House to approve the state’s request for a presidential disaster declaration after the remnants of Hurricane Ida brought tornadoes and flash floods that affected or damaged more than a hundred homes and businesses. The declaration unlocks federal funding and resources for Anne Arundel and Cecil coun...

House passes bill allowing mayor control of DC National Guard

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday to allow the DC mayor control of the DC National Guard. The bill will now go to the U.S. Senate. It was a part of the fiscal year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act. “The District of Columbia mayor is the chief executive for our jurisdiction and has the best knowledge and most reliable expertise about when to deploy our own National Gua...

Congressman Brown Advances Policies to Foster Justice, Security, and Readiness in the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), the senior CBC member on the House Armed Services Committee and a 30-year Army veteran, joined a bipartisan majority to advance the sweeping National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 (H.R.4350) The bill sets policy for the Department of Defense (DOD), and authorizes approximately $768 billion in discretionary spending for natio...

Brown, Cardin, Local Leaders Businesses, and Climate Activists Highlight Federal Investments in Electric Vehicles and Sustainability

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The Bipartisan Infrastructure Act invests $7.5 billion for EV charging infrastructure, prioritizing low- and moderate-income neighborhoods and building a national EV charging network. Congressional Democrats also plan to increase the electric vehicle tax credit from the standard $7,500 to $12,500 for vehicles assembled in the United States.

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