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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...

Cardin, Van Hollen, Hoyer, and Brown Announce Nearly $10 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding to Support Bowie State’s Public Health IT Workforce Program

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer and Anthony G. Brown (all D-Md.) today announced $9,899,758 in American Rescue Plan funding for Bowie State University to improve COVID-19 data collection and boost participation of underrepresented communities in the public health workforce through the Public Health Information and Technology (PHIT) Workforc...

Maryland Delegation Members Urge State Dept. of Education to Expedite Distribution of Federal Child Care Relief Funds

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WASHINGTON – This afternoon, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen joined by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, and Representatives Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) sent a letter to the Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Mohammed Choudhury urging the state to expedite distribution of American Rescue Plan funds to c...

Maryland Delegation Announces More Than $18.2 Million to Support Community-Based Mental Health and Substance Use Recovery Services

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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 Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced more than $18.2 million in COVID-19 relief funding to increase access to mental health services and substance use disorder treatment programs across the state. “The severe lack of afford...

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.

Maryland Congressional Delegation Applauds Biden Approval of Hazard Mitigation Resources to Support COVID-19 Recovery

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin and David Trone (all Md.) today applauded President Joe Biden for granting their request to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for federal disaster assistance through the Hazard Mitigation Gr...

U.S. House Budget Reconciliation Package Would Provide Path to Citizenship

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A provision tucked in the $3.5 trillion federal budget reconciliation package would direct Congress to chart a path for citizenship for millions of undocumented people. If passed, the House provision would provide a pathway to citizenship for those in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, often referred to as Dreamers; farmworkers; those who hold a Temporary Protected Status, meaning...

Four Md. Metro stations on Green, Yellow Lines reopen after platform project completed

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WASHINGTON (7News) — Four Green and Yellow line Metro stations reopened Tuesday for the first time since closing during Memorial Day weekend in late May. All four underwent major platform reconstruction due to concrete that was deteriorating to the point where it would eventually become dangerous. The stations that reopened are Greenbelt, College Park, Prince George’s Plaza, and West Hyattsville. ...

Two Red Line Stations Are Closing, Just As Four Green Line Stations Open Back Up

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Shady Grove and Rockville Red Line riders will soon go through three months of closures, just days after four Green Line stations reopened on Tuesday. Crews will replace the aging canopy above Rockville’s platform from September 11 to December 4 and make other improvements, including adding LED lights, new passenger info screens, and an upgraded sound system for station announcements. Shady Grove ...

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