March 08, 2024

Van Hollen Statement on Passage of Funding Bills

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the following statement regarding the Senate’s passage and his support of the first package of Fiscal Year 2024 funding bills:

“The investments we make in our nation show where our priorities lie. This bipartisan package includes crucial funding to support working families, strengthen our economy, and improve our communities. With over $200 million in direct funding for local Maryland projects alone, I was proud to fight for the passage of this legislation. From modernizing our infrastructure to improving public safety to supporting our veterans to protecting the Chesapeake Bay, this legislation will allow our state and our nation to continue to build on all the progress we’ve made over the past three years.”