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Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces $5.6 Million in Federal Funding to Upgrade MARC, Railways Across Maryland

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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, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all Md.) today announced $5.6 million in federal funding upgrade MARC commuter trains and improve railroad infrastructure across Maryland. Funding comes from the U.S. Department of Transportat... Read more »

Brown: Governor Hogan Bears Full Responsibility for this Oncoming Disaster

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), sole Maryland member on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement on the Purple Line: “Governor Hogan bears full responsibility for the dithering, delays and lack of leadership that have brought us to this moment - the dissolution of the largest public-private partnership in the country and the l... Read more »

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $3.9 Million to Support Chesapeake Bay Restoration Efforts and Strengthen State Environmental Infrastructure

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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, Andy Harris, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all Md.) announced $3,941,087.76 in federal funds to support projects throughout Maryland to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay and enhance environmental infrastructure. “The Chesapeak... 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 »

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 »

Maryland Delegation Members Announce $500,000 in Housing Assistance for Survivors of Human Trafficking in Montgomery, Prince George’s Counties

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, John Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $500,000 in federal funds for the University of Maryland Support, Advocacy, Freedom, and Empowerment Center for Human Trafficking Survivors (SAFE Center). Funds come from the Department of Justice (DOJ) Housing Assist... Read more »

Congressman Brown Advocates for Completion of the Purple Line Project, Resolution of State Contracting Dispute

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04), the only Maryland member serving on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, wrote Governor Larry Hogan requesting clarification on continued delays to the long awaited Purple Line project, less than 25 days before an August 22nd deadline to resolve current contract disputes. Inaction by the state may jeopardize the project. Th... Read more »

Senators Markey, Schumer, and Klobuchar Introduce Legislation to Ensure Families Can Safely Fly Together

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Washington (July 28, 2020) – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) today announced the Fly Together Act, legislation that directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to require airlines allow children to sit together with their family members on flights at no additional charge. Under current law, parents who want t... Read more »

Montgomery Co. leaders call for more time to weigh in on I-270, Capital Beltway road-widening report

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Leaders in Montgomery County, Maryland, want the state to put the brakes on the review process for a controversial road-widening project. The draft environmental impact statement with attachments is more than 18,000 pages long. It is part of the process of creating a public-private partnership, or P3, for Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s plan to widen parts of Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway. It... Read more »

Maryland Congressional Delegation Members, State Officials Express Continued Support for Purple Line

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WASHINGTON – Members of the Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin, David Trone and Kweisi Mfume, today released the following statement after a virtual meeting with officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) on the P... Read more »

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