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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

Press Releases

January 8, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)— Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joined Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) in reintroducing her bill to guarantee back pay to low-wage federally contracted retail, food, custodial and security service workers not getting paid during the current federal government shutdown (fiscal year 2019).
January 4, 2019 Press Release
Raskin will continue serving on House Judiciary Committee
(WASHINGTON, DC.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has been named to the powerful House Committee on Rules for the 116th Congress. He will continue to serve on the House Judiciary Committee, where he also served in the 115th Congress.
January 4, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - On Thursday, the first day of the 116th Congress, Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL), Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD), and Congressman John Katko (R-NY) introduced a bipartisan constitutional amendment to get big money out of politics and restore democratic power to the American people.
January 2, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) applauded the inclusion of two rule changes that he championed in H.Res.6, the rules package for the 116th Congress.
January 2, 2019 Press Release
Will protect federal employees by ending 19th century rule, revived in 2017 by House Republicans, used to punish civil servants through salary reductions or other measures added to must-pass legislation
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Democrats from the National Capital Region today announced that they have secured the removal of the Holman Rule from H. Res. 6, the Rules package for the 116th Congress. The Holman Rule allows restrictions on federal offices and programs, including the reduction of individual salaries, to be added to must-pass appropriations legislation.
December 22, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) issued the following statement in response to the third partial federal government shutdown of 2018, which took effect at 12:00 a.m. on December 22:
December 14, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02) and Jamie Raskin (MD-08) issued the following statement after meeting with Naval officials Tuesday to discuss the events that led to an 80-minute active shooter lock-down at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center campus on November 27th.
December 14, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger, Andy P. Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown and Jamie B. Raskin, met Thursday at the U.S. Capitol with CSX CEO Jim Foote to discuss a path forward on replacing the Howard Street Tunnel, which has widely been described as “ancient.”
December 7, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, Steny H. Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, John P. Sarbanes, Andy P. Harris, M.D., John K. Delaney, Anthony G. Brown and Jamie B. Raskin have announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $6,554,575 in federal funding for the Maryland Port Authority.

December 7, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, Steny H. Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, John P. Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown and Jamie B. Raskin, have announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $6,554,575 in federal funding for the Maryland Port Authority.

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