U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) along with Senators Steve Daines (R-Mont.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) have introduced bipartisan legislation to award Congressional Gold Medals to the 13 American servicemembers who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 26th.
"These 13 servicemembers risked their own lives to save others in the face of terrorist attacks in Kabul. To honor that ultimate sacrifice and ensure that their courage a… Continue Reading
Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the following statement regarding ruling on Senate Democrats' proposal to allow Dreamers, TPS holders, and essential workers to apply for lawful permanent resident status via reconciliation:
"The Parliamentarian's decision is deeply disappointing, but our fight isn't over. We must strengthen our resolve and push forward. It's time to make protections for Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status holders the law of the land, and we will not giv… Continue Reading
Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, and Kweisi Mfume (all D-Md.) announced $6,898,433 in federal funding to reimburse Baltimore City for the distribution of food and water to vulnerable city residents during the pandemic.
"As food insecurity spiked during the pandemic, the City of Baltimore and its frontline workers stepped up to meet the needs of underserved residents and support those with a higher risk of contracting COVID-… Continue Reading