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+.
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:
The House of Representatives will be in session this week. The legislative schedule, including which bills are brought to the floor for a vote, is set by the Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and the Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
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.
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.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) will hold a Town Hall Thursday March 2 in Hagerstown. The event is open to the public and free to attend, registration required. Marylanders interested in attending can register online here or by calling 301-733-2900.