U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman David Trone (all D-Md.) announced that Friends of Blackwater, a nonprofit citizens support group, will receive $1,226,000 in federal funding for the Blackwater Loop and Regional Heritage Trail project.
"With this new funding, we are not only providing more opportunities for Marylanders to explore our state's wonderful trails and parks, but we are also increasing travel and tourism for our local economies in Western Maryland," the la… Continue Reading
Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the following statement:
"I'd like to send a heartfelt thank you to everyone for the outpouring of well-wishes and kind messages. I'm on the mend and on track for a full recovery, and following my doctors' orders, I'll begin to ease back into my schedule. In the meantime, I want to make clear where I stand on two issues up for a vote today: providing additional aid to Ukraine and relief for restaurants and small businesses still weathering t… Continue Reading
Today, Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) joined Senators Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.) in urging President Joe Biden to immediately assign a coordinator within the White House on infant formula to address the shortage and implement a national strategy to increase the resiliency of the infant formula supply chain and protect against future contamination and shortages.
"We need organized leadership and a clear plan for addressing this crisis. We cannot stop working on this issue unt… Continue Reading