U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) joined Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) in introducing a resolution celebrating the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and designating June 2022 as African American Music Appreciation Month. In addition, the resolution further recognizes the lack of access to arts education and training for African American students and calls for greater access to music education.
The resolution was cosponsored in addition to Senat… Continue Reading
U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging "bold action" to protect abortion access after the conservative wing of the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and Republicans made this generation of women the first with fewer rights than their mothers.
"We appreciate that in your speech yesterday, you acknowledged the reality that the 'health and life of women across this nation are now at risk.' Now is the time for bold action t… Continue Reading
Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) called on U.S. Navy leadership to immediately address the unsafe working conditions that firefighters face at the fire station on Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bethesda, the site of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. In their letter to the Secretary of the Navy and Commandant of Naval District Washington, the … Continue Reading