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93 House Members urge leadership to exempt CERTS grant funds from federal taxation

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Four U.S. Representatives have rallied 89 of their colleagues to join them in calling for House leadership to exempt Coronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act grant funds from federal taxation in the next possible legislative vehicle. Representatives Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), Darin LaHood (R-IL), Albio Sires (D-NJ), and John Rose (R-TN) led the effort over the past two weeks, and mot...

Brown, Fitzpatrick Introduce Legislation to Require Helicopter Black Boxes

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced legislation to require flight data and cockpit voice recorders in most helicopters, also known as “black boxes.” Currently, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires large commercial planes and some private aircraft to have such recorders. Loopholes in regulations allow some helico...

MEN OF THE CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS PARTNER WITH THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY FOR THE “GROW IT OUT” CAMPAIGN TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR PROSTATE CANCER AMONG BLACK MEN

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Male members of the Congressional Black Caucus released the following statement announcing a partnership with the American Cancer Society for a month-long campaign to raise awareness for Prostate Cancer in Black men. Black men are 1.8 times more likely to be diagnosed with—and 2.2 times more likely to die from—Prostate Cancer than white men. Black men are also slightl...

Maryland Congressional Delegation Thanks Health Care Workers

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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.) released a video thanking health care workers in Maryland and across America for their service during the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 20 million people work in the health care industry in the Unit...

Congressman Anthony Brown Urges Bold Action on the Build Back Better Agenda

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement calling for bold action in Congress as part of the Build Back Better Agenda: “To meet the immense challenges facing our country and build a stronger country for the next generation, we have to think big and be bold. It’s not enough to simply invest in our hard infrastructure - the roads, bridges, and transit t...

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 ...

Commission Seeking Grant Applicants to Quash Health Disparities in Black, Brown and Disabled Communities

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Maryland is one step closer to establishing “health equity resource communities,” where officials will try to raise the overall health of neighborhoods with targeted grants to improve access to health care services. Applications for the first round of grants opened this week. “I believe that this is a this is a positive step in the right direction, that can serve as an example to states throughout...

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...

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