Press Releases

March 7, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC.) – Rep. Jamie Raskin issued the following statement after the House passed, with bipartisan support, H.Res.183 condemning anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim-bigotry, and all forms of discrimination and racism:
March 7, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today joined his colleagues in co-sponsoring H.R. 1585, a bipartisan, robust, long-term Violence Against Women Act reauthorization.
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March 5, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Ted Lieu (D-CA), Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Brendan Boyle (D-PA), and Steve Cohen (D-TN) introduced the Curb Objectionable Redirection of Resources and Unconstitutional Payments to Trump (CORRUPT) Act, legislation that would require a comprehensive accounting of how much Donald Trump and members of his family have profited from the Presidency.
March 5, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), along with U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO-01) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD-08), reintroduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to crack down on kid-friendly flavorings in highly-addictive e-cigarettes and cigars.
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March 5, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Representative Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Reps. Susan Wild (PA-07) and Ro Khanna (CA-17) and 30 Members of Congress in urging Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to defend human rights in Brazil in light of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s attacks on the rights of the LGBTQ+ community and other minority communities, women, labor activists, and political dissidents.
March 2, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - In an effort to help give a reprieve to Liberians living lawfully in the United States who are at risk of imminent deportation, Congressman Jamie Raskin joined more than 50 House and Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump urging an extension of Deferred Enforced Departure (DED).
March 1, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)-- Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today joined Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Lois Frankel, Jackie Speier and 10 House colleagues in calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to re-open the agreement made with serial sexual abuser Jeffrey Epstein and to make public the internal misconduct investigation of then-U.S. Attorney Alex Acosta, the current Labor Secretary, who approved the illegal plea deal.
February 26, 2019 Press Release
Bill would commission research on children’s technology use and outcomes including addiction, bullying, and depression
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Representative Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Ted Budd (NC-13) and Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), and Susan Collins (R-Maine) today reintroduced the Children and Media Research Advancement (CAMRA) Act, legislation that authorizes the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead a research program on technology and media’s effects on infants, children, and adolescents in core areas of cognitive, physical, and socio-emotional development.
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February 25, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04), Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee and 30-year combat veteran, led HASC Subcommittee on Military Personnel Chairwoman Jackie Speier, Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, and Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Chairman Jamie Raskin in sending a letter to Department of Defense Acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on the recent arrest of Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson.
February 22, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined more than 225 of his colleagues in cosponsoring H.J.Res. 46, a privileged resolution to terminate President Trump’s dangerous national emergency declaration diverting billions of urgently needed Department of Defense military construction funds in order to fund his fantasy border wall.

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