Maryland congressional delegation

July 20, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Maryland Lawmakers Urge HHS to Extend Public Health Emergency Declaration

Maryland’s congressional delegation wrote a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services requesting an extension of a national public health emergency. The current COVID-19 emergency declaration is set to expire on July 25. Health and Human Services Spokesperson Michael Caputo previously tweeted that the department planned on renewing the emergency, but the department […]

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April 3, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Van Hollen, Sarbanes Say Maryland Has Received Only a Third of FEMA Requested Items

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) along with the Maryland Congressional Delegation are urging FEMA to fulfill the state’s request, claiming that Maryland has only received about a third of supplies requested. As of Friday morning, there are 2,758 confirmed cases in the state of Maryland and the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 are 42. […]

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July 26, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Special Agents Awarded for Bravery During Congressional Baseball Practice Shooting

Special Agent David Bailey, a Silver Spring native, of the Capitol Police received the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery by Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), recognizing his actions during a shooting at a congressional baseball practice in 2017. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and lobbyist Matt Mika were shot and hospitalized for months. At the July […]

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