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Maryland Congressional Delegation Secures Additional $727 Million for Students Missing Meals Due to COVID-19 School Closures

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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 that Maryland can extend its Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) nutrition and meals assistance program for eligible Maryland children through June 2021. From August 2020 and wit... Read more »

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $90 Million in Emergency Funding to Boost Maryland’s COVID-19 Response

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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 Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all Md.) today announced that Maryland will receive more than $90 million in emergency federal funding to support the state’s ongoing COVID-19 pandemic response. “This critical federal funding wi... Read more »

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces Nearly $5.2 Million in Supplemental Early Childhood Education Funding

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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 Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all Md.) today announced nearly $5.2 million in supplemental federal funding to bolster early childhood programs for low-income families across the state. “Closing the learning gap, which was mad... Read more »

Congressman Brown Welcomes Dr. Dee Butler as His Virtual Guest for President Biden’s First Joint Address to Congress

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“With the passage of the American Rescue Plan, we empowered health care workers like Dr. Butler with the tools they need to fight this pandemic with significant funding behind a national vaccination program and more money to set up community vaccination sites and address disparities facing communities of color. To Dr. Butler, and all of our frontline workers, thank you.” Read more »

Congressman Anthony Brown: With President Biden, We’re Prepared to Restore Our Nation

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“After a once in a generation pandemic and economic crisis, a long overdue reckoning on race and unprecedented attacks on the very foundations of our democracy, it’s time to meet the moment. I believe we are up to these challenges and with President Biden, we’re prepared to deliver.” Read more »

Brown, Mfume, Blunt Rochester and Evans Introduce Legislation to Reconnect Communities Left Divided By Highway Construction

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This legislation establishes a grant program at the Department of Transportation to help communities identify and remove or remediate infrastructural barriers that create obstacles to mobility or economic development, or expose the community to air pollution or other health and safety risks. Grants can be utilized for community education, engagement, transportation and development planning as well as capital construction projects. Read more »

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $12.8 Million from American Rescue Plan Funding to Support Homeless Students

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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 Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all Md.) today announced more than $12.8 million in federal funding from the American Rescue Plan to meet the academic, emotional, social and mental health needs of homeless students across the s... Read more »

Hoyer, Brown, Adams, Underwood Host Virtual Roundtable Discussion on Black Maternal Health

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“It is unacceptable that in America, maternal mortality rates are the worst in the developed world. Like COVID-19 and so many other public health crises, for Black Americans and Black women these issues are even more dire. We need targeted, intentional action to close the racial disparities in our health care system.” Read more »

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