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Sep 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Baltimore congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes and Kweisi Mfume (all D-Md.), today announced $999,871 in federal funding for Johns Hopkins University (JHU) to expand research programs to mitigate the health and safety hazards of lead-based paint.

Sep 22, 2020 Press Release

(Washington DC) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today issued the following statement after the United States surpassed the milestone of having lost 200,000 American lives to the COVID-19 pandemic:

Sep 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced $4 million in federal funding to provide reproductive health care and family planning services to Maryland families in underserved communities.

Sep 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, and Kweisi Mfume (all D-Md.) announced $410,000 in federal funding for fire prevention efforts in Baltimore County.

Sep 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone today announced $1.5 million in federal funding to expand nanotechnology research and training at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Sep 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Baltimore Congressional Delegation, including U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes and Kweisi Mfume (all D-Md.), announced $12,424,361 in federal funding for global health security initiatives at Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

Sep 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, and Kweisi Mfume today announced $10 million in federal funding for the Maryland Port Administration to improve infrastructure at the Port of Baltimore. 

Sep 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin 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.) announced $486,745.22 in federal funding for the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute (MFRI) to train thousands of firefighters across the state.

Sep 10, 2020 Press Release

(Baltimore, MD) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) today introduced federal legislation providing “hero” pay to hospital workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Dr. Joseph J. Costa Honoring Essential Americans Risking Their Safety (HEARTS) Act is named after Dr.

Sep 10, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) -- 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 today announced $20,776,025 in emergency federal funding to help MedStar Health respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Funding comes from the U.S.

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