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April 22, 2020

Hoyer Statement on the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Fifty years ago, we celebrated the first Earth Day, hopeful that Americans could lead the way in stopping the dangerous pollution dirtying our air, water, and wildlife habitats.

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April 21, 2020

Hoyer, Brown Write Letter to Governor Hogan Laying Out Urgent Priorities to Address Alarming Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Outbreak

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) wrote a letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan laying out urgent priorities to address racial disparities exacerbated by the novel coronavirus pandemic. 

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April 13, 2020

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces $170 Million in Federal Funding for Maryland Higher Education

The coronavirus has upended the lives of students across our state. 

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April 9, 2020

Maryland Delegation Members Call on State to Provide Full Race, Ethnicity, and Zip Code Data on COVID-19 Patients

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. 

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April 8, 2020

Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Presses FEMA On Additional Medical Supplies For National Capital Region

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. 

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April 2, 2020

Hoyer Statement on Lack of Critical Medical Equipment for Maryland

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. 

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March 27, 2020

Hoyer Statement on House Passage of the CARES Act

Today, the House took action to protect Marylanders and their families as we continue to confront the coronavirus pandemic.

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March 26, 2020

Maryland Delegation Helps Secure Major Disaster Declaration, Unlocking Additional Federal Resources to Fight COVID-19

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. 

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March 26, 2020

Hoyer: It Is Inexcusable That Senate Republicans Refused to Treat DC as a State in Latest Coronavirus Bill

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. 

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