Amendment Passes House in ‘Security Minibus’ Appropriations Bill
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The House of Representatives today passed an amendment introduced by Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) to H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act of 2018, which came out of the House today. Raskin’s amendment was included in the legislation in an ‘en bloc’ amendment that earned strong bipartisan support.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin released the following statement on the death of his constituent Jonathan Shurberg:
"I am saddened by the untimely death of Jonathan Shurberg, an impassioned Democrat and great Marylander who had an unquenchable thirst and contagious zest for progressive politics.
Congressman Plans to Returns to Work This Week after Hernia Operation
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Last night Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) underwent successful hernia repair surgery at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring. It lasted 50 minutes. He is in very good spirits and resting at the hospital and is planning to return to work this week.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Democratic Members of Congress will hold a media availability after they tour Children’s National Medical Center and meet with patients and their families. More than half of the patients at Children’s National are on Medicaid.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Congressman Gerry Connolly (VA-11), and more than 100 House Democrats sent a letter to Speaker Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi opposing President Trump’s proposal to gut pensions and pay for federal workers.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) released the following statement in recognition of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ+) Pride Month, commemorated during the month of June:
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) released the following statement in response to President Trump's decision to formally withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement:
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin released the following statement commemorating Memorial Day on Monday, May 29, 2017:
“This Memorial Day weekend, we pause to honor and remember the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in serving our country.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget request:
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Representatives Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) have introduced the Trump Transparency Package, a series of bills aimed at promoting transparency and eliminating conflicts of interest in the White House.