U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin together with Congressman John Delaney (all D-Md.) today announced that the Board of County Commissioners of Garrett County has been awarded nearly $1.3 million in federal grant funding to upgrade critical wastewater infrastructure serving businesses in Western Maryland and support continued job growth in the region. This federal funding is made available through the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant program. EDA is funded through the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations Subcommittee, of which Senator Mikulski is the Vice Chairwoman
Delaney-Hanna-Peters Introduce Bipartisan Dynamic Scoring Bill to Encourage Smart Public Investments, Bring Accurate Budgeting...
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has filed the Honest Dynamic Scoring Resolution, legislation that would make sure that the economic benefits of smart public investments in areas such as infrastructure, research and development and education are accurately reflected in budget projections. The bipartisan legislation was introduced with lead Republican Congressman Richard Hanna (NY-22) and Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52)
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) is an original cosponsor of the Equality Act, legislation to end discrimination against LGBT Americans. The Equality Act, authored by Rep. David N. Cicilline (RI-1) was filed Thursday. The Equality Act provides explicit and consistent national protections for sexual orientation and gender identity in the following areas of law: credit, education, employment, federal funding, housing, jury service and public accommodations
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) led a letter from the New Democrat Coalition to Speaker Boehner and Leader Pelosi calling for a permanent solution to funding the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). The letter states, “there is bipartisan agreement that Congress should replenish the Highway Trust Fund with revenues raised through international tax reform that includes ‘deemed repatriation’ of U.S. dollars stranded overseas – this will also make U.S.-based companies more competitive.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has published an op-ed in The Hill on his bipartisan legislation, The Infrastructure 2.0 Act. The op-ed outlines the approach needed to combine international corporate tax reform and infrastructure investment and lays out the differences between deemed repatriation and a tax holiday.
On Wednesday, June 10, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) introduced an amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act (H.R. 2685) increasing funding for the Fisher House Foundation, which provides free housing near hospitals for military and veterans’ families
Delaney Joins Capital Region Delegation Letter Demanding Immediate Action Following NTSB Report on WMATA
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) joined the entire National Capital Region Congressional Delegation in calling upon the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to take immediate action “to ensure that all power cable connector assemblies are properly constructed and installed.”
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has filed legislation to reduce carbon pollution and combat climate change in a pro-growth, economically responsible manner that helps working families. Delaney’s legislation offers a new approach, combining efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with a reduction in the corporate tax rate and a new program to help impacted coal workers.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) voted against H.R. 1105, legislation that repeals the federal estate tax. According to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, the legislation would add $269 billion to the federal deficit. Under current law, the estate tax only applies to estates worth over $5.43 million dollars, less than one quarter of one percent of the population
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) and Congressman Richard Hanna (NY-22) have written House leadership calling for a long-term highway bill. Authorization for the Highway Trust Fund, the nation’s primary source for federal transportation projects, will expire at the end of May. The letter was sent to Rep. Paul Ryan, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means; Rep. Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means; Rep. Bill Shuster, Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Rep. Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6), Congressman John Carney (DE-At Large) and Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) have introduced legislation designed to protect the fixed-rate 30-year mortgage – a key instrument to ensure home affordability for the middle class – and shield American taxpayers from future bailouts by reforming the housing finance system.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) invites Marylanders to share their stories about how America’s inadequate infrastructure is impacting their daily lives. In Congress, Delaney has made upgrading U.S. infrastructure a priority and his bipartisan Infrastructure 2.0 Act rebuilds the nation’s infrastructure, creates jobs and makes our economy more competitive in a fiscally-responsible way. Delaney’s legislation would also create a new infrastructure fund that would provide state and local governments an additional resource for transportation, water, energy, education and communications projects