Congressman John Delaney

Representing the 6th District of Maryland
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Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
Delaney Amendment is second measure passed by House to protect against closure of facility

WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney successfully introduced an amendment to the 2018 Defense Appropriations Bill (H.R. 3219) Thursday that prohibits any Department of Defense funds from being used to close a biosafety level 4 laboratory, including the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) in Frederick, Maryland.

 

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has reintroduced the Early Learning Act for the 115th Congress, legislation to create access to universal pre-k nationwide. The Early Learning Act provides states with federal funding to establish high-quality free pre-k programs for all four year old children. Congressman Delaney first introduced the Early Learning Act in 2015.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John K. Delaney successfully introduced an amendment to the 2018 defense appropriations bill (H.R. 3219) that provides an additional $5 million in funding to the Fisher House Foundation, increasing the total funds appropriated to Fisher House to $10 million.

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) voted for the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (H.R. 3364). This legislation is a multifaceted approach to combatting acts of aggression from Russia, North Korea and Iran.

Jul 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6), the founder of the AI Caucus, has authored an op-ed in The Hill on artificial intelligence, the economy of the future and how lawmakers should respond.

Jul 21, 2017 Press Release
Over 190 Marylanders attend event in Washington County

WILLIAMSPORT – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) held a Veterans Workshop and Panel Discussion Thursday night at Williamsport High School.

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Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
Delaney amendment prohibits closure or transfer of any biosafety level 4 lab, including NBACC, until it can be certified that biological defense capabilities are not impacted

WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has successfully amended the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2810) to include a provision that would protect the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) in Frederick. The overall legislation, which now includes Congressman Delaney’s amendment, passed the House of Representatives on Friday.

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) spoke out in defense of the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule and challenged arguments made by opponents of the Rule that presume that the private sector cannot innovate and adapt. Congressman Delaney spoke during the Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment Enterprises hearing.

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release
Maryland lawmakers will be pursuing all options to reverse this decision by the administration

WASHINGTON – U.S Senator Ben Cardin and Senator Chris Van Hollen, with Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and John K.

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan bill reauthorizes Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Education at VA

WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has filed legislation to help ensure that education and job training programs at the Department of Veterans Affairs are meeting the needs of the 21st century economy. Congressman Delaney’s legislation (H.R. 3205) reauthorizes the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Education.

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