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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, Fletcher and Rosen Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter Advocating for JROTC STEM Programs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair and 30-year Army veteran Congressman Anthony G. Brown (D-MD), Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX) and Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) led 36 Members of Congress in a bipartisan letter to House and Senate Armed Services Committee leadership. As both chambers prepare for the conference committee process for the Fiscal Year (FY) 21 National Def... 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 »

Van Hollen, Maryland Delegation Members Push for DOD to Reconsider Changes to Military Base Clinics

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen joined by Senator Ben Cardin and Representatives Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone urged House and Senate Armed Services Committee leaders to include a provision within the final defense authorization bill to require the Department of Defense (DOD)... Read more »

Congressman Anthony Brown: President Trump Has No Strategy on Iran

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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 on the Trump Administration’s plans to reinstate United Nations “snapback” sanctions on Iran: “Under President Trump’s failed leadership, the United States is alone, isolated and weak. The Trump administration’s continued attempts to undermine ... 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 »

Brown Joins Haaland and Waltz Urging Department of Defense to Close Child Care Gaps for Military Families

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Washington, D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) joined Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-06) in a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of Defense Mark Esper urging the Department of Defense(DoD) to close child care gaps for military families. According to the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Communit... Read more »

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