ASCE 2017 Infrastructure Report Card makes it clear we need a bipartisan solution
WASHINGTON – Today, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released their 2017 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, giving the United States a cumulative grade of D+. Among the specific grades, ASCE graded America’s roads a D, America’s dams a D, drinking water a D and ports a C+.
Defense appropriations bill includes increased funding for national defense, pay raise for military and civilian DOD staff, measures to improve readiness
WASHINGTON – Wednesday the House passed H.R. 1301, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for 2017. The legislation reflects a bipartisan agreement between the House and Senate on funding the Department of Defense (DOD). Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) voted for the bill, which now is sent to the Senate for approval.
WASHINGTON – President Trump signed a new travel ban Monday that imposes a 90-day ban on new visas from six majority-Muslim nations and a 120 day suspension of refugee resettlement from any nation among other changes.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) releases the following statement:
Over 200 attend workshop featuring federal, state and local agencies
HAGERSTOWN – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) hosted an Opioid Addiction Workshop Thursday evening at Northern Middle School in Hagerstown. Over 200 Marylanders attended the event, which featured federal, state and local agencies as well as addiction treatment and recovery experts and providers.
WASHINGTON – The Washington Post reported late Wednesday that then-Senator Jeff Sessions spoke twice last year with Russia’s ambassador to the United States according to Justice Department officials. Sessions did not disclose any encounters of this nature during his confirmation process to become the Attorney General.
WASHINGTON – Maryland’s bipartisan Congressional delegation, led by Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, with Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Anthony Brown, Elijah E. Cummings, John K. Delaney, Andy Harris, Jamie Raskin, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and John P. Sarbanes have written to Rod Rosenstein, U.S.
Delaney leading congressional advocate for using repatriation to rebuild America’s infrastructure
WASHINGTON – Tonight, President Trump will address a Joint Session of Congress. Earlier this week the President stated he would make a “big statement” on infrastructure during his remarks.
WASHINGTON – This morning Axios reported that President Trump and Republican leadership plan to “push off until next year any consideration of the massive infrastructure plan Trump wants” so that Republican lawmakers have more “breathing room” to work on other issues.
Over 300 attend workshop featuring Social Security, state and local organizations
GAITHERSBURG – Over 300 Marylanders attended a Seniors Workshop hosted by Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) today in Gaithersburg. The Workshop featured federal, state and local agencies and organizations that serve seniors, including Social Security, the Maryland State Health Insurance Program, the Montgomery County Office of Aging and Disability Services and AARP.
Bill requires broad changes to Metro governance and operations within 18 months, increases funding for Metro
WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) filed legislation today to implement comprehensive reforms to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and increase federal funding for WMATA.