Congressman Delaney's Partnership to Build America Act has been introduced with bipartisan support in the Senate. In the House, the bill has 25 Republican and 25 Democratic cosponsors.
50 years after the War on Poverty began, Congressman Delaney spoke on the House floor on the importance of making sure that all Americans have an opportunity to succeed. Delaney called for continued support for vital assistance programs, an increase to the minimum wage, and increased investment in infrastructure to create jobs.
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WASHINGTON – A new report by Gallup shows that the U.S. uninsured rate among adults has fallen to 15.9%, the lowest level since 2008. According to Gallup, “the uninsured rate for almost every major demographic group has dropped in 2014 so far.” Gallup also concludes, “With the open enrollment period scheduled to close on March 31, the uninsured rate in the U.S.
Here is the tentative legislative calendar for the week of March 10: the House will be in session Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Each week the House is in session, the schedule is set by the Speaker of the House.
If you have feedback or questions on any of the legislation we’re voting on this week, please contact my office.
WASHINGTON - On Friday, March 7, the Maryland House Health and Government Operations Committee considered HB 1229, legislation by Delegate Michael Hough (District 3B). The legislation transfers state exchange user accounts to the federal exchange at Healthcare.gov. Since December, Congressman John K.
WASHINGTON – The 2015 Budget released by the White House Tuesday includes strong support for the Pay for Success model. The President’s Budget encouraged the use of Pay for Success in the Department of Justice and the Corporation for National and Community Service and included a new $300 million dollar Pay for Success fund.
WASHINGTON – Today, the President released his FY 2015 Budget, which included strong support for infrastructure investment. The President’s Budget included a $302 billion dollar surface transportation reauthorization proposal, a modernization and streamlining of the permitting process for new projects, and support for a National Infrastructure Bank.