Press Releases

Nov 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today the House passed the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report. Congressman John K.

Nov 14, 2017 Press Release
Legislative language accomplishes goals of Delaney’s GARRETT Hubzone Redesignation Act, extends Garrett County’s eligibility

WASHINGTON – The House has passed the fiscal year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report, which includes provisions to reform the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program and protect local jobs in Garrett County, Maryland.

Nov 8, 2017 Press Release

FREDERICK- Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) held a Vietnam War Commemoration and Pinning Ceremony on Wednesday evening at Frederick High School.  The event honored Vietnam War period veterans who served between November 1, 1955 and May 15, 1975, regardless of where they served during that time. The event was attended by 250 local veterans, their family members and area residents.

Nov 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – House Republicans announced Tuesday that they would delay the release of their tax bill.

Oct 25, 2017 Press Release
State Public Option Act would allow states to offer Medicaid buy-in to all

WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) is an original cosponsor of the State Public Option Act, legislation filed today that allows states to create a Medicaid buy-in program for all of their residents, regardless of income. The legislation to create this Medicaid-based public health care option was filed by Congressman Ben Ray Lujan (NM-3) and Senator Brian Schatz (HI).

Oct 24, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation imposes sanctions on financial institutions that facilitate business with North Korea

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed legislation (H.R. 3898) to establish financial sanctions on financial institutions that facilitate transactions or provide financial services to persons engaged in business with North Korea. These secondary sanctions would expand and strengthen sanctions passed earlier this year.

Oct 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) is a cosponsor of the Opioid Immediate Suspension Order Act, legislation that restores the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) ability to suspend a pharmaceutical distributor’s license if the Attorney General believes there is an imminent danger to public health and safety.

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Late Thursday the Trump Administration announced that it would immediately halt cost-sharing health subsidies that allow 7 million Americans to afford private coverage.

Oct 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that begins the process of repealing the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, environmental protections aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.

Oct 3, 2017 Press Release
“I have never met an entrepreneur who was making a decision to be an entrepreneur based on tax policy”

WASHINGTON – During today’s Joint Economic Committee hearing on entrepreneurship and tax policy Congressman John K.