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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 ...

Bipartisan Maryland Congressional Delegation Uses In-Person Meeting with White House Coordinator for Infrastructure Mitch Landrieu to Pitch Transformative Maryland Projects

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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 and Anthony G. Brown met Tuesday with White House Senior Advisor and Infrastructure Coordinator Mitch Landrieu to discuss how the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, passed by Congress, can advance Maryland priorities and projects. In coordin...

FBI wants to stay in Washington, but Congress already has said goodbye

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FBI leaders have been vocal in recent years about their desire to keep the agency’s headquarters in the nation’s capital, where they have quick access to the Department of Justice and stand as a public-facing symbol of law and order. But lawmakers in Maryland and Virginia, riled when the Trump administration shelved longstanding efforts to move the headquarters to the suburbs, have put the old pla...

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces Over $340 Million in Infrastructure Funding to Bolster Public Transit Across the State

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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, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $348,108,466 in federal funding for Maryland in fiscal year 2022 to strengthen public transit infrastructure across the state. The lawmakers helped secure this increased federal f...

Brown, Booker, Warren, Ten Other House Members Call for Additional Oversight of DOD’s Use of AI

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The Members highlighted the use or potential use of AI and automated systems in warfare, domestic deployment of servicemembers, acquisition by state or local law enforcement, and the need for the Department to update and clarify elements of its policies related to this technology.

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces Over $45 Million in Infrastructure Funding to Help Marylanders Cut Utility Costs by Making Homes More Energy Efficient

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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, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $45,708,416 in federal funding to help Marylanders lower utility costs by making energy efficient upgrades to their homes. The lawmakers helped secure this federal funding through the...

With Hoover building deteriorating, FBI headquarters set for 2022 move to DC suburbs

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The FBI will soon be leaving Washington. After talks fizzled years ago, the relocation of the FBI headquarters is once again on the front burner. President Joe Biden has unveiled his budget for the fiscal year 2023, which includes language to ensure the FBI will have a new suburban headquarters that will house 7,500 employees. The aging and deteriorating Edgar Hoover Building downtown are on its l...

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