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Congressman Anthony Brown’s Statement on the Overturning of Abortion Protections

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“Today, six justices on the Supreme Court decided to strip away a long-established constitutional right and Americans’ ability to make their own health care decisions. Overturning Roe v. Wade jeopardizes the health of millions of Americans across the country, particularly Black, Latina, indigenous, and underserved women."

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $7 Million in AmeriCorps Funding for Maryland

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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 $7,050,429 to support AmeriCorps’ service and volunteerism efforts in communities across Maryland. These awards were funded by both the fiscal year 2022 Appropriations package and th...

Brown Highlights Significant Funding Secured for Maryland, National Priorities in Government Appropriations Bill

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“This package is a significant investment in programs, essential to rebuilding our country following the COVID-19 pandemic and lowering the everyday costs facing families here in Maryland. This funding puts into action the values of this Democratic Congress and President Biden, and represents a government that’s truly working for the people and ready to meet the domestic and foreign challenges ahead.”

Biden in State of the Union Urges ‘Unmistakable’ Support for Democracy in Ukraine

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President Joe Biden used his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night to reassert America as a leading global voice for democracy and condemn Russian President Vladimir Putin for starting an “unprovoked” war in Ukraine. “Throughout our history we’ve learned this lesson – when dictators do not pay a price for their aggression, they cause more chaos,” Biden told a joint session of Congress ...

Congressman Anthony Brown’s Statement on President Biden’s State of the Union

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“The defense of democracy calls on all of us to do our part. To come together on what unites us and advance bold solutions to address the issues of our time. Whether through policies to address the opioid crisis and mental health crises, keeping our sacred promise to our veterans, ending cancer as we know it, or championing freedom and human rights across the globe, we need to meet this moment. I share President Biden’s belief that our country is up to the challenge.”

Congressman Anthony Brown’s Statement on House Passage of the Build Back Better Act

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“This legislation recognizes the challenges facing working families and our country, as we continue to Build Back Better following the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and look toward a brighter future. We know that we can’t leave anyone or any community behind."

Brown, Cortez-Masto Introduce Legislation to Protect Young, Elderly, LGBTQ+, Religious And Ethnic Minorities, Families And Other Vulnerable Immigrants From Detention

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) introduced the Alternatives to Detention Act of 2021, H.R.5347, which would shift certain vulnerable populations of migrants, out of incarceration and into alternatives to detention. A recent increase in migrants and asylum seekers, particularly from Haiti, has put a strain on administration capacity ...

Congressman Anthony Brown: We Cannot Ignore the Plight of Haitian Refugees, nor the Graphic, Shocking Images of Intimidation by Officers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement in response to the deportation of Haitian asylum seekers and horrendous images of mistreatment on the southern border: “I am deeply concerned with the reported mistreatment of Haitian migrants at the hands of Border Patrol officers on our southern border. These asylum seekers deserve decency, compassion and a ...

U.S. House Budget Reconciliation Package Would Provide Path to Citizenship

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A provision tucked in the $3.5 trillion federal budget reconciliation package would direct Congress to chart a path for citizenship for millions of undocumented people. If passed, the House provision would provide a pathway to citizenship for those in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, often referred to as Dreamers; farmworkers; those who hold a Temporary Protected Status, meaning...

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