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April 10, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all Md.) today announced more than $182 million in federal funding to bolster Maryland’s COVID-19 pandemic response and expand the capacity of laboratories and local health departments to fight infectious diseases.
April 8, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced $23.6 million in federal COVID-19 economic relief funding for airports across the state.
April 8, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all Md.) today announced more than $68 million in American Rescue Plan funding to help families keep roofs over their heads and to prevent homelessness throughout Maryland amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 7, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) today applauded the award of more than $54.6 million in federal funding, from the American Rescue Plan, to bolster public health infrastructure and expand vaccination efforts, particularly COVID-19 vaccines, for underserved and hard to reach communities across the state.
April 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) hosted a virtual roundtable with representatives from Round House Theatre of Montgomery County, New Spire Arts of Frederick County, and the Historical Society of Carroll County to discuss how the

March 26, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On this National Day of Action and Healing to Stop Asian Hate, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) hosted a virtual discussion with Governor Larry Hogan, First Lady Yumi Hogan, and District 20 Delegate David Moon. Click here to watch the virtual discussion, which focuses on the alarming increase in anti-Asian American hate during the COVID-19 pandemic, resources for Marylanders, and state and federal efforts to protect the AAPI community.
March 26, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced $68,817,875 in American Rescue Plan funding to expand capacity at Community Health Centers (CHCs) throughout Maryland for COVID-19 vaccine distribution and expand access to equitable, affordable and high-quality health care beyond the pandemic.
March 24, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Jamie Raskin (D-MD-08), Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH-16), and Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) and Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA), Ben Sasse (R-NE), Roy Blunt (R-MO), Brian Schatz (D-HI), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Michael Bennet (D-CO) today reintroduced the Children and Media Research Advancement (CAMRA) Act, legislation that authorizes the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead a research program on technology and media’s effects on infants, children, and adolescents in core areas of cognitive, physical, and socio-emotional development.
March 23, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone released the following statement after a virtual meeting held on Monday by the Congressional delegation with U.S. Postal Service (USPS) officials about the major mail delivery problems affecting Maryland communities throughout the state.
March 17, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) hosted a Telephone Town Hall on the evening of Monday, March 15th to provide an overview of the American Rescue Plan, which was just signed into law by the President last week. More than 4,000 residents in Maryland’s 8th District and beyond joined to learn about key provisions in the Plan to defeat the coronavirus, engineer economic recovery, and deliver urgently needed direct relief to the American people. Following an overview of the Plan, Rep. Raskin took questions from callers, including questions from Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker and Thurmont Mayor John Kinnaird.