Press Releases & Statements

August 29, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen, Trone Announce $400,000 for Improvements to Locust Grove Sewer Pumping Station

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman David Trone (all D-Md.) have announced $400,000 in federal funding for the Locust Grove Sewer Improvements project in Allegany County, Md. The funding, provided by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), will be used to install new sewage pumps and wells, as well as replace mechanical, HVAC, and electrical systems at the Locust Grove pump station which, after 40 years of operation, has reached the end of its useful lif… Continue Reading


August 29, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen and Colleagues Demand Trump Administration End Remain in Mexico Policy

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (Both D-Md), with nearly two dozen Democratic Senate colleagues, are calling on the Trump administration to stop restricting access to the U.S. asylum system by ending its Remain in Mexico policy. The deceptively named Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) policy blocks legal asylum seekers from being in the U.S. while they await court hearings in their cases, forcing them to wait in dangerous cities in Mexico for extended periods of time. … Continue Reading


August 29, 2019

Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces Nearly $3.7 Million to Address Youth Homelessness

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Representatives Elijah E. Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger, and John Sarbanes (all D-Md.) today announced more than $3,699,000 in federal funding for the City of Baltimore Mayor's Office of Human Services through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program. These federal funds will support a comprehensive planning process to develop the best strategies to meet the needs of homeless… Continue Reading


August 29, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen, Hoyer, Brown Announce Nearly $3.5 Million to Address Youth Homelessness in Prince George’s County

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny Hoyer and Anthony Brown (all D-Md.) today announced the award of more than $3,482,000 in federal funding for Prince George's County to tackle youth homelessness through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program. The "Promise Prince George's" initiative will support a comprehensive community planning process to meet the unique needs of homeless youth in this … Continue Reading


August 28, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen, Warner, Kaine Question Decision to Reduce Payments for EMployees Affected by Relocation of USA Research Agencies

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) along with Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-Va.), asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to explain its decision to reduce payments to Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) employees who have declined to relocate to Kansas City following the Trump Administration's slapdash decision to move the two key research agencies out of Washington D.C. "We are troub… Continue Reading


August 27, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen, Hoyer Announce $800,000 for Oyster Habitat Restoration

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman Steny Hoyer (all D-Md.) have announced $800,000 in federal funding for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources' partners to restore oyster habitats throughout the Chesapeake Bay. This funding, provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will allow the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to work in conjunction with NOAA, the Oyster Recovery Partnership, and the University of Maryland … Continue Reading


August 27, 2019

Cardin, Cardin Announce $1.7 Million in Federal Funding to Modernize 911 Services in Maryland

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen today announced $1.7 million in federal funding to help 911 call centers in Maryland upgrade to Next Generation 911 (NG911) capabilities. The funding, provided through the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Department of Transportation, will enhance emergency number services by creating a faster, more resilient system that allows digital information to flow seamlessly from the public, through the 911 network, and ultimately to first re… Continue Reading


August 27, 2019

Senators Call Out Fossil Fuel Industry Control of Trump Administration in Environmental Review Comments

WASHINGTON - Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), senior member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, has joined Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) in submitting comments to the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regarding its proposed guidance on consideration of greenhouse gas emissions under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The Trump administration's proposal would significantly downplay the consideration … Continue Reading


August 27, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen, Trone Announce $2.9 Million in Funding for Broadband Expansion in Garrett County

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Representative David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced $2.9 Million in federal funding for broadband expansion in Garrett County provided by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Over the next decade, this funding will expand broadband access to 2,454 homes and businesses. "Today, access to broadband is a critical public utility and a mandatory resource for the success of any community," said Senator Cardin. "Its expansion th… Continue Reading


August 26, 2019

Baltimore Delegation Announces Almost $1 Million in Catastrophic Preparedness Funding for Baltimore City

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Elijah E. Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger, and John Sarbanes (all D-Md.) have announced $937,700 in federal funding for catastrophic preparedness for the City of Baltimore. The funding, awarded through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program, is designed to expand collaboration and build capacity when dealing with disasters. "Baltimore - both as a major city in it… Continue Reading


August 26, 2019

Cardin, Young, Engel, Chabot Call for Accountability on Second Anniversary of Rohingya Genocide

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, Special Representative on Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Intolerance for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly joined Senator Young (R-Ind.), House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) and Congressman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) to release the following statement on the Burmese military's genocide against the Rohingya minority in Rakhine State, Burma: "Two years ago, the Burmese military began a prem… Continue Reading


August 26, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen Announce $70,000 for Eastern Shore Economic Development

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) have announced $70,000 in federal funding for the Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland for their Economic Development District Planning program. The funding, awarded through the Economic Development Administration (EDA), will be used to develop and implement a comprehensive economic development strategy for Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties. "Small businesses and entrepreneurs are the growth e… Continue Reading


August 23, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen, Trone Announce Almost $90,000 in USDA Rural Development Grants for Western Maryland

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman David Trone (all D-Md.) have announced $89,300 in Rural Development Grants for Allegany and Garrett Counties. The funding, awarded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Community Facilities Direct Loans and Grants Program, includes: $50,000 for Allegany County, Md. to help purchase a road maintenance truck that will be used in the Flintstone, Md. service area of the county. The truck is an essential piece… Continue Reading


August 23, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen, Hoyer Announce $3.5 Million for UMD/NIST Quantum Information Research

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman Steny Hoyer (all D-Md.) have announced an award of $3.5 million for the University of Maryland (UMD) College Park and the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) and Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QuICS). Research at JQI and QuICS explores the possibilities of quantum mechanics and information processing. This funding, provided by NIST, will be used… Continue Reading


August 22, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen, Raskin Announce $6.1 Million for Ocean Education and Outreach Efforts

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman Jamie Raskin (all D-Md.) announced $6,135,835 in federal funding for ocean education and outreach efforts. The funding, awarded through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will go to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation in Silver Spring, Maryland. The Foundation is a leading voice for U.S. protected waters, working with communities to conserve and expand those places for a healthy ocean, coasts… Continue Reading


August 22, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen, Trone Announce $668,000 to Fight Opioid Crisis in Western Maryland

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $668,000 in federal funding to fight the opioid crisis in Western Maryland, as part of $2.4 million for Maryland overall. This investment will help health centers increase access to high-quality integrated mental health and substance abuse disorders services, including opioid addiction. The funding, awarded through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as part of the Int… Continue Reading


August 22, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen Applaud Progress on Path to Restore Chesapeake Bay Islands

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) today applauded a new agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Maryland Port Administration that allows for the start of final design work in the restoration of James and Barren islands, which are fast disappearing. Primarily using material dredged from Baltimore Harbor approach channels, what is known as the "Mid-Chesapeake Bay Island Ecosystem Restoration Project" (Mid-Bay Island Proj… Continue Reading


August 22, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen, Trone Announce $1 Million in Funding for Rural Opioid Response in Garrett County

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Representative David Trone (all D-MD) today announced $1 million in federal funding to fight the opioid and addiction epidemic in Garrett County. The funding was awarded to the Stand Together Garrett County Against Drug Abuse consortium, which plans to implement a comprehensive community plan to reverse the trends of substance abuse in the county. Garrett County has been hit particularly hard from the opioid epidemic, with the rural… Continue Reading


August 21, 2019

Cardin Statement on President Trump Calling Jews “Disloyal” for Supporting Democrats

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Special Representative on Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Intolerance for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly, released the following on President Trump's accusation that Jewish Americans who support Democrats are "disloyal." "President Trump continues to give oxygen to anti-Semites around the world by using tropes about the loyalty of Jewish Americans. This must end. It is reprehensible for anyone to en… Continue Reading


August 21, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen, Hoyer Announce $167,000 to Fight Opioid Crisis in Anne Arundel County

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman Steny Hoyer (all D-Md.) announced $167,000 in federal funding to fight the opioid crisis in Anne Arundel County, as part of $2.4 million for Maryland overall. This investment will help health centers increase access to high-quality integrated mental health and substance abuse disorders services, including opioid addiction. The funding, awarded through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as part of the … Continue Reading

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