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March 20, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Representative Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Reps. Jesύs “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Gwen Moore (WI-04) and 50 Members of Congress in urging Congressional leadership to support public transportation agencies, including their workers, in any future stimulus packages to address the COVID-19 public health emergency.
March 18, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- Representative Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Mark Pocan (WI-02), and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and more than 70 colleagues in sending a letter to the country’s largest home mortgage lenders calling on them to halt all foreclosure proceedings until the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has passed.
March 18, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) today joined Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), senior member of the House Committee on Financial Services, and 105 Members of Congress in asking for an immediate, nationwide moratorium on all foreclosures and evictions from properties owned, insured, or overseen by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) in light of the developing coronavirus epidemic.
January 13, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joined Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, in introducing the “Crude by Rail Volatility Standard Act” (H.R.5553) with Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA13), Bill Foster (D-IL), Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) as original cosponsors.
December 19, 2019 Press Release
​(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Maryland’s full Congressional delegation is calling on the incoming Maryland Secretary of Transportation to provide the public with more details on widening I-270, widening the Beltway, and replacing the American Legion Bridge, “all of which are of great significance to our region with long-lasting effects.
December 16, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny Hoyer, John Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (D-Md.) today announced the award of $120,000,000 for Maryland’s Purple Line project through the U.S. Department of Transportation Fixed Guideway Capital Investment Grants.
November 26, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman Jamie Raskin (all D-Md.) today applauded the recent award of more than $265,000 to the Carroll County Department of Housing & Community Development through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Housing Choice Voucher program.
November 21, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny Hoyer, John Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all-Md.) today announced $11,040,000 of federal funding for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) for Metrobus system improvements from the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program (49 U.S.C. 5339).
November 21, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced more than $13,866,000 in federal funding for the improvement and modernization of bus systems throughout Maryland from the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program (49 U.S.C. 5339).
October 30, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Representatives Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $484,541 in federal funding for the Interfaith Housing Alliance in Frederick, Md.