Press Releases

February 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Today Congressman Kweisi Mfume (MD-07) and other members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee held a hearing on proposed legislation to rectify the financial challenges and inexcusable performance of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).

February 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, and Kweisi Mfume (all D-Md.) announced $754,500 to help develop and preserve affordable housing, revitalize and sustain neighborhoods and create local good-paying jobs across the City of Baltimore.

February 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Members of the Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B.

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February 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone today announced $5,515,055 in federal funding to strengthen Community Health Centers (CHCs) across Maryland.

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February 5, 2021 Press Release


WASHINGTON— Today, House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) and Vice-Chair Kweisi Mfume (D-MD) sent a letter to President Joe Biden, asking his administration to prioritize small businesses in his efforts to leverage the Defense Production Act (DPA) to fight medical supply shortages.

February 5, 2021 Press Release
In new letters to USPS district leaders responsible for Maryland operations, lawmakers cite aggravating mail delays, worsening problems with parcels and plummeting public trust

 

“These problems have not subsided since the end of the holiday season. In fact, we have heard increasingly urgent stories from more and more constituents throughout the past month.”

February 5, 2021 Press Release
Federal funding will help expand access to health and wellness services during the COVID-19 pandemic

(Timonium, MD) – Members of Baltimore’s Congressional delegation – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen along with and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes and Kweisi Mfume (all D-MD) – today announced $4 million in federal funding for Mosaic Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) in Baltimore City and Timonium.

February 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G.

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January 29, 2021 Press Release
We will continue to push for more federal coordination, communication, and any additional support necessary to strengthen our state’s vaccine rollout

WASHINGTON – Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation, including U.S.

January 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation are urging President Joe Biden to award the Medal of Freedom posthumously to the five men and women who were killed on June 28, 2018 at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis in what was the deadliest attack on journalists in the U.S. in our nation’s history.

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