MCHENRY – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) joined Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and Garrett County officials in announcing a $250,000 grant to Garrett County. The purpose of the grant is to expand broadband access to un-served and underserved areas of the country. The grant will fund a new wireless system that will beam out broadband to rural businesses and residences.
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, the House voted down the Amash Amendment by a 205-217 vote. Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) voted against the amendment.
Delaney releases the following statement:
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.
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).