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Congressman Brown: Maryland Must Expedite Rental Assistance and Support

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“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must immediately extend the moratorium and take all action possible to protect renters. Additionally, I strongly urge Governor Hogan to expedite the disbursement of federal funding through the American Rescue Plan’s Emergency Rental Assistance program to support Marylanders in need. Our state has the tools right now to support and protect renters. We cannot let them down.”

Brown, Mfume, Evans and Blunt Rochester Applaud Inclusion of $1 Billion for the Reconnecting Communities Act in Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

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"More must be done. We will continue to strongly advocate for additional funding and measures to promote inclusive infrastructure that reconnects neighborhoods and ensures economic opportunity for all.”

Brown Secures More than $16 Million for Community Projects in Appropriations Bill

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“Our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic calls for new investments in the future of our communities. Cumulatively, this funding will help improve quality of life for residents of Prince George’s and Anne Arundel Counties by supporting critical educational, public health, public safety, and environmental initiatives.”

Congressman Brown: DOD Inaction on Military Justice Reform is Appalling

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“It’s unacceptable that despite ordering an Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault in the Military, the Department has thus far refused to adopt its full recommendations. There are real consequences when our military justice system fails to protect victims of domestic abuse, child abuse and hate crimes. Lives are shattered and forever changed when this system fails to protect servicemembers like SPC Vanessa Guillén."

ICYMI: Congressman Brown Urges Comprehensive Military Justice Reform

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In Case You Missed It, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) a member of the House Armed Services Committee, during a Subcommittee on Military Personnel hearing on the Findings and Recommendations of the Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault in the Military, urged action on comprehensive military justice reform to address the glaring under-prosecution of sexual assault ...

Brown, Hoyer, Sewell, Kuster, Blunt Rochester, Kelly and Cárdenas Reintroduce Legislation to Address Disparities in Health Care System

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD-05), Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-07), Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster (NH-02), Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-AL), Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) and Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) reintroduced the Health Enterprise Zones Act, H.R.4510, to close the gaps in our health care system that have lef...

Congressman Anthony Brown Marks Beginning of Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments With Parent Roundtable

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Millions of American families will begin receiving monthly payments from the expanded Child Tax Credit as part of the American Rescue Plan. Families will receive $3,600 annually per child under six years old and $3,000 annually for children between the ages of six and 17.

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces Nearly $3 Million to Boost Maternal and Child Health Access Across the State

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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 $2,987,679 in federal funding to bolster maternal and child health care services. This funding comes from Congress through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It will help t...

CBC Endorses the Vanessa Guillén Military Justice Improvement and Increasing Prevention Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has formally endorsed the Vanessa Guillén Military Justice Improvement and Increasing Prevention Act which would reform the military justice system by moving the decision to prosecute serious crimes in the military from the chain of command. In addition to tackling the serious issue of sexual assault in the military and holding service member...

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