Chris Van Hollen

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Today U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $2.3 million in federal funding for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects in Western Maryland as part of the Fiscal Year 2017 Omnibus Funding bill.

“This funding will support projects that boost Western Maryland’s economy and keep the environment and recreational opportunities thriving,” said Senator Van Hollen. “As we work to modernize our infrastructure and create jobs in Maryland, I will keep fighting for investments in Western Maryland.”

Today U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $86.32 million in federal funding for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects benefiting the Port of Baltimore as part of the Fiscal Year 2017 Omnibus Funding bill.

Today U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) announced that the National Science Foundation has awarded a $350,000 grant to Bowie State University to improve STEM education through collaborative project-based learning.

Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.), along with Congressmen Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07), Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02), John Sarbanes (MD-03), John K. Delaney (MD-06), Andy Harris (MD-01), Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), and Jamie Raskin (MD-08) issued the following statement after the U.S.

Today U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) announced that Harford Community College will receive a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The funding will be used for the Regional Additive Manufacturing Pathways (RAMP) project, which will help students train for 21st century careers in 3-D printing.

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement:

Today U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), co-chairs of the Senate Foreign Service Caucus, sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressing concerns about plans for potential staffing cuts at the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development, and seeking information on how those cuts would impact our national security.

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, joined Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and a bipartisan group of 27 Senators urging robust funding for the Supporting Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), Grant and Per Diem (GPD), and Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) programs for Fiscal Year 2018. These important federal programs provide critical services and housing for veterans and their families experiencing homelessness.

U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) have announced $3,877,768 in federal funding for colleges across the state of Maryland to help underrepresented communities successfully enter and complete higher education degrees. The funds come from the U.S. Department of Education’s Upward Bound Program, which provides preparation and encouragement for students to pursue education beyond high school. In total, nine Maryland colleges will receive grants.

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy, joined 28 Senate Democrats in sending a letter to President Trump expressing strong concerns over recent actions that would have negative impacts on families in rural Maryland and across the country.

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