Open Our Democracy Act creates independent commissions for congressional redistricting, makes Election Day a holiday, institutes open top-two primaries
WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has filed legislation to end gerrymandering and reform elections.
HAGERSTOWN – Today, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) met with representatives from state and local agencies in Hagerstown to discuss President Trump’s budget proposal and the impact it would have on Western Maryland.
WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has published an op-ed in The Hill urging Democrats not to demonize coal workers and to push for policy solutions on climate change that also help the workers and communities that will be disrupted.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) voted against the Financial Choice Act (H.R. 10), legislation to repeal and weaken significant provisions of the Dodd-Frank investor protections and financial reforms that were implemented after the financial crisis.
WASHINGTON – Today, President Trump announced that the United States will leave the Paris Climate Accord.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) releases the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Multiple reports have indicated that President Trump will withdraw the United States the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. The President tweeted today that he will make his final decision soon. The agreement has been ratified by 147 nations to date and focuses on reducing greenhouse gas emissions with a target of holding global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.
WASHINGTON – President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget, released this week, zeroes out funding for the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) in Frederick, Maryland and calls for its closure. The NBACC is operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and is a one-of-a-kind facility dedicated to defending the United States against biological threats.
Protecting Veterans Credit Act endorsed by numerous veterans and consumer organizations
WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has reintroduced the Protecting Veterans Credit Act, bipartisan legislation to ensure that veterans’ credit scores and credit reports are not adversely affected by delayed medical payments associated with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Choice Program and other VA Community Care programs.
AI Caucus will bring together experts from academia, government and the private sector
WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has launched the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Caucus for the 115th Congress.