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May 7, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent a letter to Eric Trump, the Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization and son of U.S. President Donald J. Trump, seeking information on the Trump Organization’s recent request for financial benefits from domestic and foreign government entities during the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
May 7, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today joined Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Chair of Pro-Choice Caucus’s Abortion Rights and Access Task Force, Veronica Escobar (TX-16), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Co-Chair of the Pro-Choice Caucus, and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Chair of Pro-Choice Caucus’s Providers and Clinics Task Force and more than than 155 colleagues in calling on House Democratic leadership to ensure that any future COVID-19 relief packages reject Republican efforts to diminish access to comprehensive reproductive health care.
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May 7, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep.

May 7, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin today joined U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, and David Trone (all Md.) in announcing that Maryland received an award of $17,133,477 in state and national AmeriCorps funding.
May 7, 2020 Press Release

 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today joined Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) in introducting the House companion to the Farm System Reform Act, previously introduced by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) in the Senate.

May 6, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and the Maryland Congressional Delegation, including Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G.

May 6, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today joined U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, and David Trone (all D-Md.) in sending a letter to Congressional leadership urging them to prioritize important policies for the Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) in the next COVID-19 relief legislative package. As the COVID-19 crisis has devastated the economy and left many out of work in Maryland and nationwide, food assistance programs should be top of mind as negotiators work on the next legislative package.
May 6, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today joined Rep. Don Beyer (VA-08) and 62 Representatives in demanding improved testing and contact tracing infrastructure in order to manage the novel coronavirus, citing an inadequate and opaque response by the Trump Administration that is insufficient to prevent epidemic spread and reopen the economy. They demanded answers to increase transparency, accountability, and improve management of the novel coronavirus.
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May 6, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) today joined Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) and 25 House and Senate colleagues in sending a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to confirm that U.S. policy does not preclude companies and humanitarians from providing essential medical equipment, food, and information to the people of Cuba to combat COVID-19.
May 6, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B.

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June 20, 2019 In The News

On the last day of school, about 50 politically progressive high school students gathered to elect officers and watch a documentary about themselves that is making the rounds on social media. They also listened as U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) urged them to work toward a better future.

June 6, 2019 In The News

GAO to study the impact of noise on residents who say the problem is growing.

June 4, 2019 In The News
May 31, 2019 In The News

The House has scheduled the first hearing on D.C. statehood legislation in 26 years — on July 24 in the Oversight and Reform Committee, which is chaired by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.).

May 26, 2019 In The News

A shoutout to our Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-8th) for co-sponsoring the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (HR763). We need more leaders with the courage to lead. Thank you, Mr. Raskin!

May 17, 2019 In The News

Many high school students have taken a more active role in raising awareness about gun violence in the wake of deadly shootings at schools across the country. A group of students from Montgomery County, Maryland, went to Capitol Hill on Friday to make their voices heard and discuss how the continuing shootings have altered their daily lives.

May 17, 2019 In The News

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) lauded the 1964 Civil Rights Act for “bringing down the walls of racial and ethnic discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations and education. … Today, we legislate equal rights under the exact same act for millions of Americans in the LGBT community.

May 13, 2019 In The News

President Trump’s plan to tweak Washington, D.C.’s traditional July 4 celebration on the National Mall isn’t playing well with political leaders in neighboring Maryland.

According to The Washington Post Saturday, Trump ordered Interior Secretary David Bernhardt to begin organizing an event called “A Salute to America” three months ago.

May 9, 2019 In The News

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) said in an interview that aired Thursday on "Rising" that Americans across the country should be concerned about the cybersecurity threats against Washington, D.C.'s public transit system. 

"We have hundreds of millions of visitors come through every decade to the capital city," Raskin told Hill.TV's Krystal Ball earlier this week.

May 9, 2019 In The News

Hundreds of residents, activists and government officials attended a Sunday town hall at the Silver Spring Civic Building to condemn what they believe to be a rushed plan from Gov. Larry Hogan to build toll lanes and widen Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway.

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