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On Tuesday evening at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will host a vigil to remember gun violence victims and a rally to demand gun safety action.
The rally starts at 7 p.m. and will feature U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, and guests from Moms Demand Action, MoCo Students for Change, and community faith leaders.
This revenue-neutral plan has been introduced in the House of Representatives as the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (HR 763). It enjoys bipartisan support and has 59 co-sponsors, including Maryland’s David Trone, Jamie Raskin and Dutch Ruppersberger.
More than 200 House Democrats on Thursday urged House leaders not to use a provision protecting federal employee unions as a bargaining chip in spending negotiations with the Senate and the Trump administration.
Maryland’s Democratic members in Congress – Senators Benjamin L. Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with Reps. Anthony Brown, Elijah E. Cummings, Steny H. Hoyer, Jamie Raskin, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes and David Trone – sent a letter to Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) with a series of questions detailing concerns about the 2018 election.
A total of $296,041 in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) was awarded for a collaborative project between the University of Maryland College Park, Montgomery College and Prince George’s Community College to train Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) educators on Aug. 7.
The U.S. cannot effectively combat domestic, racism-fueled terrorism because federal law enforcement has yet to recognize that it poses a threat, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) said on Monday.
Special Agent David Bailey, a Silver Spring native, of the Capitol Police received the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery by Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), recognizing his actions during a shooting at a congressional baseball practice in 2017.
Congressman Jamie Raskin met with constituents of Maryland’s 8th District on July 20 to discuss the results of a government-reform survey and brainstorm solutions the country’s political system. This ‘policymaking simulation’ helps participants to make their own recommendations on how they would want their member of Congress to vote.
Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will be joined by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday for a rally at the Silver Spring Civic Building.
The rally will benefit Raskin’s Democracy Summer program, which aims to educate young Democrats about political organizing strategies to turn out voters to vote down the ballot in the 2020 election.