We appreciate your recent announcement that Maryland will begin to collect and publicly report data on race and ethnicity for individuals tested for COVID-19 and the first reports of this information today.
We write to express our concern that the National Capital Region is not being prioritized appropriately for the scale of the COVID-19 impact on the region.
I am extremely concerned by the documents released today, which show that FEMA has only provided the state of Maryland with a fraction of the critical medical supplies our state has requested to fight the coronavirus.
Local governments are on the frontlines of this crisis.
Today, the House took action to protect Marylanders and their families as we continue to confront the coronavirus pandemic.
During these unprecedented times, Team Maryland continues to work together to provide the maximum available federal resources to protect the public health and safety of the people of Maryland.
It is inexcusable that Senator McConnell and Senate Republicans refused to treat the District of Columbia as a state in the third package to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
Let me say, we are celebrating the adoption of an extraordinarily important bill.
As we're focused on responding to the public health crisis that the coronavirus poses, I'm pleased to be endorsed for reelection by CASA in Action.
This funding represents our collective commitment to responding with strength and unity to this public health emergency.