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Maryland Delegation Members Urge Purple Line Contractors to Forge Project Labor Agreement with Construction Workers

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“We stand in support of the Maryland workers fighting for the benefits that a PLA would deliver to ensure quality and reliable construction as the project resumes,” the lawmakers write. “PLAs are vital tools to alleviate the management and coordination challenges of major construction projects like the Purple Line. By setting employment terms for all workers on a construction project, they ensure timely completion and quality work.

Maryland Delegation Members Press Navy for Update on New Walter Reed Base Firehouse After Firefighter Injury

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“We write to express our deep concern for the unacceptable working conditions at the firehouse located at Naval Support Activity-Bethesda, home of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and request the completion of the Navy’s plan for a new firehouse with the utmost speed and diligence.”

Van Hollen, Cardin, Hoyer, Brown Announce Continued Viability of Maryland FBI HQ Sites

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer and Anthony Brown (all D-Md.) released the following statement announcing the General Services Administration’s finding that the two Maryland sites proposed for the new Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters remain viable options for the new consolidated campus: “Today’s GSA finding that th...

Senate Passes Bipartisan Veterans’ Health Care Bill with Funding for Two Maryland Veterans Clinics

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The lawmakers fought to include authorization and funding for the two Maryland veterans’ health clinics – one in the Baltimore region and another in Prince George’s County. $43 million will support the construction of a new Baltimore Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), which will replace and expand the outpatient services currently provided at the existing Baltimore VA Clinic Annex on Fayette Street while reducing the strain on the Baltimore VA Medical Center.

Brown Applauds Several Key Wins for Maryland in Annual Water Infrastructure Legislation

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In the WRDA 2022, Congressman Brown secured key provisions to ensure the Port of Baltimore receives the funding it needs, particularly after the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, he secured language to expedite the Baltimore Harbor and Channels–Seagirt Loop Deepening, which would improve navigability and safety for vessels and increase transportation efficiencies. These systems are necessary to ensure U.S. economic competitiveness in the global economy.

Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces Over $15 Million to Increase Capacity at Port of Baltimore through Infrastructure Improvements

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, and Anthony Brown (all D-Md.) announced $15,680,000 to improve rail infrastructure and safety at the Port of Baltimore. This federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (DOT-FRA) will support the construction of four ne...

National Capital Region Delegation Joint Statement On WMATA Board’s Selection Of New GM

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WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), and Representatives Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA), Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), John Sarbanes (D-MD), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Anthony Brown (D-MD), Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), and David Trone (D-MD), who represent the National Capital Region in the House of Representatives, issued the following statement on the Washington...

Brown, Wittman Introduce Legislation to Study and Improve Spaceport National Security

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) introduced the Spaceport Tiering for Access Resiliency or “STAR” Act. Modernized spaceports and increased space travel offer important new scientific, economic, and national security opportunities, and American infrastructure needs to be ready. Space has become an increasingly important consideration in national security planning and geopolit...

CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION MEMBERS WELCOME PROGRESS ON PRINTING AND ENGRAVING PRODUCTION FACILITY IN MARYLAND

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Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer and Anthony G. Brown (all D-Md.) released the following statement on the transfer of property from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Beltsville Agricultural Research Center to the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) – an important step toward the Bureau’s opening of a new currency production facility in ...

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