Congressman Delaney has written to state leaders asking that they reconsider their decision not to request FEMA aid for Allegany and Washington County.
Delaney Op-Ed in Washington Post: A Bipartisan Plan to Rebuild America, Reform Taxes, and Create JobsAmerica's infrastructure is in dire need of an upgrade. In the Washington Post, Congressman Delaney put forward a bipartisan solution that repairs our crumbling roads and bridges, improves our tax code, and helps American workers and businesses compete.
The editorial board of the Financial Times urges Congress to pass Congressman Delaney's bipartisan Partnership to Build America Act. Delaney's bipartisan infrastructure bill would create millions of jobs and improve our quality of life and competitiveness.
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WASHINGTON – Monday’s Washington Times features an op-ed by Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) and Congressman Todd Young (IN-9) on how Social Impact Bonds can improve public sector outcomes and reduce taxpayer costs.
Below is the tentative legislative schedule for the House of Representatives for the week of July 28. The House will be in session Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
If you have feedback or questions on any of the legislation we’re voting on this week, please contact my office.
MONDAY, JULY 28
This Thursday is the 5th anniversary of the last increase to the federal minimum wage, marking a half-decade since our nation’s poorest workers received a raise. Last fixed at $7.25 in 2009, the minimum wage has since dropped in terms of real earnings due to inflation, losing nearly ten percent of its value over the last five years.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) wrote to Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and MEMA Executive Director Ken Mallette asking that the state reconsider its decision to not request federal aid for communities impacted by the June flooding in Western Maryland.
The text of the letter is below:
July 24, 2014