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May 12, 2020 In The News
May 11, 2020 – Representatives Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and William R. Keating, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment, led 17 lawmakers in condemning the Trump Administration’s plan to slash funding for a critical national security initiative to combat Russian aggression in order to pay for the President’s border wall. In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, the members argued that the Administration’s scheme to move funds from the European Deterrence Initiative (EDI) to the President’ political border wall project is a misuse of appropriated funds that empowers Putin and endangers the United States and its allies.
May 7, 2020 In The News
Congress has already shelled out nearly $3 trillion in federal pandemic aid, but Maryland Democrats say there’s plenty more to do in the next round of COVID-19 relief funding.
May 7, 2020 In The News
The Maryland congressional delegation announced Tuesday that more than $46 million in additional funding is being released to mostly historically black colleges and universities to help relieve the financial strain that the coronavirus left on institutions.
May 7, 2020 In The News
U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) said a Montgomery County police officer’s suicide last year inspired him to file a bill that could encourage law enforcement officers to get counseling help.
May 6, 2020 In The News
The Maryland congressional delegation announced Tuesday that more than $46 million in additional funding is being released to mostly historically black colleges and universities to help relieve the financial strain that the coronavirus left on institutions.
May 6, 2020 In The News
The Maryland Congressional Delegation is urging Attorney General Barr to take action to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in federal correctional facilities in order to protect incarcerated individuals, federal employees, and the surrounding communities.
May 4, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – The full Maryland Congressional Delegation including U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B.

May 4, 2020 In The News
Democratic senators are accusing President Trump of putting workers at risk by ordering meat and poultry processors to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 4, 2020 In The News

In response to the suicide of Montgomery County Police Officer Thomas J. Bomba, Rep. David Trone (MD-6) and Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) have proposed a bill to provide police officers with better mental health services.

 

May 1, 2020 In The News
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin recently hosted conversations with Congressman David Trone (MD-06) and public health and economic development leaders from Garrett, Allegany, Washington and Frederick counties on local impacts from and response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cardin and participants discussed a range of concerns and potential ways the federal government can usher additional resources to help Maryland confront COVID-19 and fully re-open.

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