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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

Transportation, Infrastructure & Housing

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September 11, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) have announced $653,805 in federal funding for the Maryland State Highway Administration to reimburse repair work to fix damages to roads caused by the heavy rains and catastrophic flooding that hit parts of Frederick and Washington Counties in May and June 2018.
July 23, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin joined U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Anthony Brown, and David Trone (all D-Md.) in announcing $125 million in federal funding for the Howard Street Tunnel, which comes on top of the $91 million commitment that the Maryland Delegation worked to secure from CSX, the company that owns the tunnel.
July 3, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin joined Rep. André Carson (D-IN) and more than 100 Members of Congress in sending a bipartisan letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao supporting the installation of secondary cockpit barriers and urging full implementation of safety requirements authorized last year in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018.
June 27, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Yesterday, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin, as well as Congressmen Jamie Raskin, Elijah E. Cummings, and Dutch Ruppersberger, met with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell to discuss the ongoing community concerns surrounding the development of NextGen flight paths at both Baltimore-Washington International and Ronald Reagan National Airports. The new paths have created significant noise issues, and to date, the FAA has been unable to effectively engage with the community roundtables that have repeatedly tried to provide input on ways to mitigate the problem.
June 18, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joined Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and 26 other Members of Congress in urging the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate how the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has handled aviation noise impacts while implementing the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) in major metropolitan areas, including the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
June 5, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)-Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), and Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Don Beyer (D-VA), Anthony Brown (D-MD), and David Trone (D-MD), today announced that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) will conduct a study of helicopter noise within the Washington metropolitan region, a request the Members made in January.
May 7, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joined Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Chair of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, in sending a letter to House appropriators requesting language in the Fiscal Year 2020 transportation appropriations bill that would make grants to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) contingent upon Metro’s certification that it will not award any contract or subcontract for railcars to state-owned corporations.
May 3, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, all members of the National Capital House Congressional Delegation, led by Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), reintroduced the Metro Accountability and Investment Act.
March 27, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)--Today, members of the National Capital Region Congressional Delegation sent a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development requesting $150 million in federal funding for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
March 27, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Today, Congressmen Jamie Raskin, Steny Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, and Anthony Brown and U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (all D-Md.) applauded the National Park Service’s (NPS) announcement that it will immediately use emergency contracting authority to begin repairs on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.