Congressman John Delaney

Representing the 6th District of Maryland
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Jul 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Friday, the Senate formally started debate on a six-year highway bill, which includes a provision to delay requirements for the installation of Positive Train Control (PTC), an automated train navigation system to improve rail safety. Enacted in 2008, the original deadline required railroad companies to install PTC systems by December 2015.

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Jul 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Friday, July 24, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Award for the Gaithersburg-Washington Grove Volunteer Fire Department. The grant provides the fire department with $278,736 to assist the department with volunteer recruitment and retention.

 

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Jul 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On July 24, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Award for the Ellerslie Volunteer Fire Company. The $94,477 grant provides the Ellerslie Volunteer Fire Company with funding for a new self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBA).

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Jul 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – July 26 marks the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which was signed into law by President George H. W. Bush in 1990 after receiving bipartisan support in Congress. Modeled after the Civil Rights Act, the ADA prohibits discrimination based on disability in areas of public life, including employment, transportation, housing, and education.

 

Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) is an original cosponsor of the Equality Act, legislation to end discrimination against LGBT Americans. The Equality Act, authored by Rep. David N. Cicilline (RI-1) was filed Thursday.

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