Delaney Amendment to increase funding to Fisher House Foundation in passes, Defense Appropriations bill sent to the Senate
WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) successfully introduced an amendment to increase funding for Fisher Houses, which provide free lodging near hospitals for military & veteran families. Delaney’s amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act (H.R. 2397) passed by voice vote Tuesday.
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) held a hearing titled “America’s Crumbling Infrastructure and How to Fix It.” During the hearing, Congressman John K. Delaney’s (MD-6) Partnership to Build America Act (H.R. 2084) was one of the pieces of legislation highlighted by policy experts as a potential solution to America’s infrastructure deficit. H.R.
WASHINGTON - Bipartisan veterans’ legislation introduced by Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has been approved by the House Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. H.R.
WASHINGTON – The United States Senate has confirmed Thomas Perez as Secretary of Labor. Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) issues the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Robert Poole, the Director of Transportation Policy and the Searle Freedom Trust Transportation Fellow at the Reason Foundation, highlighted H.R. 2084, The Partnership to Build America Act in this month’s Reason Foundation transportation newsletter. Evaluating The Partnership to Build America Act, Poole called the legislation a “step in the right direction.”
WASHINGTON – This week the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced major grants to the Frederick and Hagerstown airports. The Frederick Municipal Airport received a $910,828 grant to support runway extension. Hagerstown Regional Airport received $1,000,000 grant to support general upkeep and safety improvement.
Delegation Expresses Deep Concerns About Civilian Defense Furloughs Beginning This Week
WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6), U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin (both D-MD), Representative Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) Representatives Elijah E. Cummings (MD-7), Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-2), Chris Van Hollen (MD-8), John Sarbanes (MD-3) and Donna F.
WASHINGTON- Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) hosted a bipartisan freshman class meeting Tuesday on fiscal responsibility and deficit reduction with Erskine Bowles and Senator Alan Simpson. The meeting was co-hosted by freshman class presidents Delaney and Republican Luke Messer (IN-6).
WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) releases the following statement on Independence Day:
“On Independence Day we come together as a country to celebrate our freedom, our democracy, and our heritage as a land of opportunity. On July 4, 1776, a nation was born and the principles that continue to guide us were broadcast to an astonished world.
WASHINGTON – Haley Johnson of Poolesville has won the Congressional Art Competition for Maryland’s Sixth District. Johnson was honored in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol and met Congressman John K. Delaney. Johnson’s photo, titled “Ugandan Child”, was selected as the 2013 Congressional Art Competition winner. Johnson is a student at Poolesville High School. (see attached photos)