(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) today joined Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) in introducing the Federal Frontline Worker Leave Protection Act to ensure that the essential federal employees who have been working to aid the government’s response to COVID-19 do not lose their annual leave due to an inability to take time off as a result of the crisis. The
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (Md.) joined House Members Nanette Diaz Barragán (Calif.), Pramila Jayapal (Wash.), Ilhan Omar (Minn.), and Jared Huffman (Calif.) in introducing the Resources for Workforce Investments, not Drilling Act (R
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today led 60 House Members in urging House leadership to continue opposing efforts by fossil fuel companies to use COVID-19 relief legislation as a vehicle
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today joined Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10) in called on the Small Business Administration (SBA) to accept new Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) applicants and provide current applicants with an update on their loan status.
(ROCKVILLE, M.D.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today announced the 8th District winners of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for high school students.
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The secretaries of state of Michigan and Alabama went before the House Administration Committee Wednesday to advocate for more federal resources to secure election systems against cyber attacks and committee leaders vowed to make the issue a "primary focus."
The House Oversight Committee reached out directly to key figures in the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the census, seeking interviews with the individuals, in letters that claimed the Commerce Department was stymieing the committee’s investigation.
The theme of the 2019 fundraiser was momentum, something the organization seems to have. Since 2012, Emerge Maryland has trained more than 100 women to run for public office.
Maryland Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin delivered an impassioned plea for Medicare for All legislation on Tuesday, recalling his battle with colon cancer nearly a decade ago.
Nine years ago, Raskin, then a state senator, went to see his doctor for reflux systems, he said.
A critical federal subsidy for Metro would increase to $200 million a year on condition that the agency adopt new oversight and safety measures, under legislation the region’s senators plan to introduce.
U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) was among the attendees at the event, which was held at the Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center. The event came amid a growing national conversation about how to address the bevy of mass shootings and gun-related crimes.
An anti-gun-violence organization founded by former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Federal Election Commission for failing to take action against the National Rifle Association for alleged campaign finance violations.
Conservative Activist Grover Norquist also Appearing at D.C. Event
The second annual National Cannabis Policy Summit is underway Friday at the Newseum in the nation’s capital, featuring the field’s business leaders and activists, plus some vigorous support from Democratic lawmakers, and coverage on C-SPAN.
A bill signed into law by Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) on Thursday gives Maryland families unparalleled protections against online harassment aimed at their children, a leading lawmaker said, and could serve as a template for national legislation.
WASHINGTON – Eight out of Maryland’s 10-member congressional delegation are included among the lawmakers who compiled the most liberal voting records on Capitol Hill last year, according to a new study by the American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF).