Chris Van Hollen

United States Senator for Maryland

Chris Van Hollen Discusses His Newest Role As U.S. Senator

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Source: WBAL

Chris Van Hollen Discusses His Newest Role As U.S. Senator

Chris Van Hollen was sworn in on Tuesday afternoon as Maryland's newest senator.

This morning, he joined WBAL's Bryan Nehman to discuss the big move. 

"I've worked hard to campaign throughout the (entire) state," the former House member said. "I hope to govern by listening and by acting in the best interest of all Marylanders."

One issue that will surely be bipartisan is the modernization of our national infrastructure. Van Hollen is one of two political leaders within the state who have mentioned the need -- Governor Larry Hogan touched on that topic two weeks ago when asked about his relationship with President-elect Donald Trump.

"If you look at the Baltimore area, (there is) a lot of traffic congestion -- the same is true in other parts of the state," Van Hollen said. "We want to get federal funds to elevate the Howard Street Tunnel and the Port Covington Project ... it brings us together."

When it comes to Obamacare, Van Hollen says it is irresponsible for Republicans to repeal something that over 20-million Americans currently use for their affordable health care without offering any viable alternative. 

Issues: 

Washington, D.C. Office

110 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone (202) 224-4654
Fax: (202) 228-0629

State Offices

Montgomery County Office

111 Rockville Pike
Suite 960
Rockville, MD  20850
Phone (301) 545-1500
Fax (301) 545-1512

Baltimore Office

1900 North Howard Street, Suite 100
Baltimore, MD  21218
Phone (667) 212-4610
Fax (301) 545-1512

Prince George's County Office (opening soon)

1101 Mercantile Lane
Suite 210
Largo, MD  20774

State Offices

Western Maryland Office

32 West Washington Street
Suite 203
Hagerstown, MD  21740
Phone (301) 797-2826
Fax (301) 797-2241

 

Anne Arundel & Southern Maryland Office

60 West Street
Suite 107
Annapolis, MD  21401
Phone (410) 263-1325

Eastern Shore Office (opening soon)

204 Cedar Street
Suite 200C
Cambridge, MD  21613