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January 27, 2021 Press Release

All Marylanders deserve to make a living wage. Today we’re one step closer to making that a reality. This week I joined my Democratic colleagues in introducing the Raise The Wage Act of 2021, which will gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2025.

The last time our families saw an increase in the federal minimum wage was more than a decade ago, in 2009, which is the longest stretch in U.S. history.

December 28, 2020 Page

WASHINGTON -- Today, I joined members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted to put more money in Americans’ pockets by increasing the COVID-relief stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000 in the CASH Act.

After months of posturing and unhelpful antics from Senate Republicans and the White House, the president finally accepted Congress’ bipartisan deal to deliver long-overdue aid to individuals and businesses and to keep the government open.

December 15, 2020 In The News

Congressman Mfume joins C4 and Bryan Nehman on WBAL 1090/FM 101.5 to provide updates on COVID-relief, the Henrietta Lacks bill and much more.

December 15, 2020 In The News

Congressman Mfume talks COVID-19 stimulus relief,  on the Larry Young Show on WOLB 1010 radio.