Press Releases & Statements

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May 24, 2022

Cardin Statement on the Lives Lost to Senseless Gun Violence in Uvalde, Texas

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin released the following statement upon confirmation that 18 students and three adults at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, were murdered today by a […]

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May 24, 2022

Cardin, Van Hollen Submit Funding Requests for Community-based Projects

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) have submitted their first requests to provide direct federal investments in our communities (Congressionally Directed Spending) for the […]

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May 20, 2022

Cardin, Gillibrand, Rounds Lead Forty-Four Senators In Bipartisan Push To Fully Fund U.S.-Israel Missile Defense Cooperation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) led a bipartisan group of 44 senators in calling for $500 million to fully fund U.S.-Israel […]

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May 19, 2022

Cardin “Deeply Disappointed” By Failed Senate Vote on RRF Replenishment

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship Chair Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today issued a statement after the U.S. Senate failed to meet the 60-vote threshold needed to […]

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May 19, 2022

Maryland Delegation Announces over $1.2 Million in Federal Funding for the Blackwater Loop and Appalachian Regional Heritage Trail Project

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced that Friends of Blackwater, a nonprofit citizens support group, will receive $1,226,000 in federal funding for […]

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May 18, 2022

Ahead of Key Vote, Cardin Urges Colleagues to Replenish Restaurant Revitalization Fund

WASHINGTON – Ahead of a procedural vote scheduled to occur in the U.S. Senate tomorrow, U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship Chair Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today delivered a […]

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May 18, 2022

Committee Approves Four Bills to Support Small Businesses

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship today passed four bills that will help vulnerable small businesses access broadband, strengthen cybersecurity defenses, ease compliance with federal […]

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May 18, 2022

Cardin, Menendez, Risch, Colleagues Send Letter to President Biden Championing Taiwan’s Inclusion in Proposed Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF)

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho) and 49 of their Senate colleagues today wrote a letter to President Joe Biden to urge […]

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May 18, 2022

Cardin, Inhofe, Capito, Carper, Wicker, Cramer, Padilla, Duckworth Praise Senate Passage of National Public Works Week Resolution 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Alex Padilla (D-Ca.) and Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) […]

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May 16, 2022

Cardin, Colleagues Introduce Resolution Calling for Release of Russian Opposition Leader Vladimir Kara-Murza

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), author of the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, and colleagues introduced a resolution Monday honoring Russian opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza and his […]

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