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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

Press Releases

March 19, 2018 Press Release

(ROCKVILLE, MD) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has announced the 8th District winners of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for high school students. At a reception held on Saturday at VisArts in Rockville Maryland, Raskin honored more than 140 students who participated in this year’s competition with congressional Certificates of Recognition.

March 19, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today called for an increase in pay for people serving on federal juries, from $40 to $50 per day. This modest raise would be the first increase to federal juror pay in 28 years.

March 16, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has introduced legislation to help stop President Donald Trump’s ongoing violations of the Constitution’s Domestic Emoluments Clause. Raskin’s bill, the Heightened Oversight of Travel, Eating, and Lodging (HOTEL) Act (H.R.

March 14, 2018 Press Release
“It is impossible for the American people or their elected Representatives to have faith that Jared Kushner will put their interests above his own personal and financial interests”

(WASHINGTON, DC.) – Rep. Don Beyer today led a group of 25 House Democrats warning White House Chief of Staff John Kelly about the growing threat to national security presented by Senior Adviser Jarod Kushner’s continued presence in the White House.

March 6, 2018 Press Release
Today, Reps. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Ted Lieu (D-CA), Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) will introduce the Curb Objectionable Redirection of Resources and Unconstitutional Payments to Trump (CORRUPT) Act.
February 27, 2018 Press Release
following news reports that President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and other White House aides working under interim security clearances will have their clearances downgraded over outstanding security concerns, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, and Representatives Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD) issued the following joint statement:
February 27, 2018 Press Release
“We urge you to consider the voices of our constituents and their elected representatives and remove Maryland from the five-year plan.”
“We urge you to consider the voices of our constituents and their elected representatives and remove Maryland from the five-year plan.”
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February 16, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Representatives Scott Taylor (VA-02), Lamar Smith (TX-21), David Cicilline (RI-01), in introducing the bipartisan Ashanti Alert Act, a bill designed to help local and regional law enforcement efforts to search for missing adults.

February 14, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, ahead of House Judiciary Republicans’ politically divisive Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee hearing entitled “The Effect of Sanctuary City Policies on the Ability to Combat the Opioid Epidemic,” House Judiciary Committee Rankin

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