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October 18, 2017
Maryland congressman joins national fight against opioid epidemic

Rep. John Delaney, D-Potomac, announced Tuesday that he is co-sponsoring legislation to make it easier for the Drug Enforcement Administration to combat the opioid epidemic.

September 13, 2017
Maryland lawmaker presses for a Harriet Tubman $20 bill

The fight to put Harriet Tubman on the face of the $20 bill in three years has been revived with the introduction of bipartisan legislation in the House.

September 27, 2017
Maryland lawmakers move to block Fort Detrick biolab shutdown

Lawmakers are fighting to preserve a long-standing research laboratory in Frederick, Maryland, after President Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 eliminated the facility’s funding.

November 7, 2017
Raskin calls for tougher federal law on campus religious discrimination

WASHINGTON – Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Kensington, proposed Tuesday that religious discrimination on college campuses should be prohibited under the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. That law already bars religious discrimination in hiring, but the congressman said the law’s protections need to be broadened. “People have a right to go to college and to […]