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Brown, Bass and 41 Members Call for Reforms to Program Allowing DOD Equipment Transfers to Law Enforcement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (CA-37) and 41 Members of Congress wrote a letter to Chairs and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committee advocating for additional conditions and limitations on the transfer of Department of Defense property and equipment to law enforcement agen... Read more »

Congressman Brown Applauds Largest Ever DoD Investment in HBCUs/MSIs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement applauding the announcement of $50 million in research grants for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority-Serving Institutions - the largest ever in history: “Tapping into the talent and knowledge present at our nation’s HBCUs and Minority-Serving Institu... Read more »

Congressman Brown: “The military and weapons for war should never be turned on American citizens crying out for change”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), a retired Colonel in the Army Reserves and member of the House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement regarding testimony that federal officials’ requested a heat ray and stockpiled ammunition before clearing peaceful protesters at Lafayette Square: “The military and weapons for war should... Read more »

Brown: Lack of Resources and Access Have Left Marylanders Vulnerable. We Can Fix That

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, released the following statement in support of new legislation introduced in the Maryland General Assembly creating Health Equity Resource Communities (HERC): “The coronavirus pandemic has cast a stark reminder about the dramatic and unacceptable health disparities that still exist in this country. Bla... Read more »

Reps. Cisneros, Brown, Speier, Houlahan, Escobar, Haaland, Kim, and Sen. Harris Lead a Bicameral Letter Urging HASC and SASC Leadership to Preserve Military Diversity and Inclusion Provisions in Final FY 2021 NDAA

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), Anthony Brown MD-04), Jackie Speier (CA-14), Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), Veronica Escobar (TX-16), Deb Haaland (NM-01), Andy Kim (NJ-03), and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) led a bicameral letter urging the Chairpersons and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees—as they begin conference negotiations on ... Read more »

Congressman Anthony Brown: “We Cannot Lose Sight of the Fact That This Country’s Relaxed Approach to Firearms has Resulted in Preventable Deaths and Tragedy”

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The House of Representatives has passed numerous bills to expand background checks, regulate magazine purchases, restrict criminals convicted of hate crimes from purchasing firearms, and adopt national red flag laws to allow local authorities to remove firearms from individuals believed to be a danger with a court petition. Each of these bills has yet to receive a vote in the Republican led Senate. Read more »

Congressman Anthony Brown: “It’s time for Postmaster General DeJoy to resign.”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair and 30-year Army veteran Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement calling for the resignation of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy: “Postmaster General DeJoy is nothing but a political crony committed to sabotaging, undermining and ultimately destroying the United States Postal Service. After manufacturing this ... Read more »

Turner and Brown Ask Armed Services Academies About Diversity Initiatives

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier this week, Reps. Mike Turner (OH-10) and Anthony Brown (MD-4) sent bipartisan letters to the Superintendents of the service academies regarding actions each academy has taken to address racism within their ranks. This inquiry follows Turner and Brown’s inclusion of the PANORAMA Act in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The PANORAMA Act increases Congr... Read more »

Congressman Brown Advances Policies Promoting Diversity, Inclusion, Justice and Military Modernization in FY21 National Defense Authorization Act

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“The initiatives advanced in this bill have the capacity to be transformative in promoting racial justice, diversity as well as strengthening America’s standing in the world. We advance progressive ideals to support our servicemembers, improve readiness, sharpen our combat edge, foster American leadership, our alliances and a culture that’s in line with the founding mission of our armed services.” Read more »

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