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Top Black Leaders in Maryland Emphasize Equity in Choice of Prince George’s County for New Consolidated FBI HQ

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Two of the three sites in the final-selection round are in Prince George’s County, the largest majority Black jurisdiction in the region, which has not seen an equitable share of federal office space.

Brown Joins Hoyer, Lee, Clyburn, and House Democrats Call on Senate to Stop Delaying Action on Legislation to Remove Symbols of Hate

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WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Anthony G. Brown joined (MD-04) Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) was joined by several lawmakers, including Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), House Majority Whip James Clyburn (SC-06), Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37), Congressman G.K. Butterfield (NC-01), Homeland Security Committee Chairman…

Congressman Anthony Brown: We Need Bold Action to Meet this Moment

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“The Inflation Reduction Act will improve the health of Americans and our planet. For too many families, the cost of prescription drugs and quality health care feel insurmountable, as do the challenges posed by the climate crisis. We need bold action to meet this moment. Today’s vote is a critical step forward."

Maryland Congressional Delegation Members Announce $20.5 Million for New Carrollton Station Expansion, Improvements

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This $20.5 million investment will fund construction of multi-modal transit station improvements at New Carrollton Station, including a new train hall for the existing MARC, Metrorail, and Amtrak service, incorporating connections to Metrobus, TheBus, and Greyhound bus services, and the future Maryland Purple Line light rail.

Maryland Delegation Members Applaud President’s Signing of Veterans’ Health Care Bill with Funding for Two Maryland Veterans Clinics

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, and Anthony G. Brown (all D-Md.) applauded President Biden’s signing of legislation to open two veterans’ outpatient clinics in Baltimore and Prince George’s County. The bipartisan Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our…

Congressman Brown Champions Justice, Servicemember Wellbeing in the FY23 National Defense Authorization Act

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“At the center of our mission is, and always will be our servicemembers. Their wellbeing is paramount to our national security and the defense of our shared values. As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, it’s been an honor to push forward provisions to improve the lives of servicemembers and make our armed services more diverse, inclusive, just, and equitable. This year’s NDAA is no different.”

Fight brews over Pentagon’s push to counter extremists

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Democrats in both chambers are vowing to resist GOP attempts to halt Defense Department training aimed at countering extremist groups’ attempts to influence servicemembers. The Senate Armed Services Committee report accompanying its fiscal 2023 National Defense Authorization Act calls on the Pentagon to “immediately” halt the counter-extremism programs. The committee approved…

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I’m a firm believer that in order for us, as a nation, to truly reconcile, we need to first *acknowledge* historical wrongs. Read More

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For the remaining Fridays of #LatinoHeritageMonth, I’ll share two Latino cultural highlights: People, foods, and mu… Read More

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