WASHINGTON – President Trump’s budget proposal includes major cuts in infrastructure investment, cutting the Department of Transportation’s budget by 13%. The White House proposal eliminates the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program entirely, a $499 million dollar reduction in America’s infrastructure investment.
WASHINGTON – Today President Trump released his first budget proposal, outlining his blueprint for the next fiscal year. The White House budget includes drastic cuts to domestic programs, including large reductions in education grants, transportation, science and research, economic development programs, and assistance to the poor.
Howard Street Tunnel, Access I-95, I-81 Widening Highlighted in Letter
Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md) led the full Maryland Congressional Delegation, including Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6), in urging Department of Transportation Secretary Chao to consider critical state infrastructure projects as part of the FASTLANE grant system.
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.