May 18, 2022

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Bill Would Make So. MD a National Heritage Area

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Rep. Steny H. Hoyer submitted testimony last week at a hearing on H.R. 2024, legislation he introduced to designate a Southern Maryland National Heritage Area.

MD Delegation Highlights Success of Rescue Plan

Head Start

Maryland’s congressional delegation held a virtual meeting with Gov. Larry Hogan to highlight the success of the American Rescue Plan in the state.

County Head Start Awarded Federal Funds

Head Start

A new round of federal funding will expand early learning and development programs for the families that need it most in Maryland, including those in St. Mary’s County, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer said.

Delegation Presses USPS on Postal Problems

Postal

Maryland’s congressional delegation, including Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, pressed US Postal Service officials for answers on problems with mail delivery, postal backlogs, and lost letters and packages in communities throughout the state.

Lawmakers Announce Funds for Community Health Centers

Head Start

Maryland’s congressional delegation announced earlier this month that more than $8 million in federal funds was awarded to support Maryland community health centers.

Hoyer: MPT Awarded Ready to Learn Grant

Head Start

Maryland Public Television has been awarded $100,000 to develop personalized learning experiences for children, especially those in low-income communities, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer’s office announced.

Legislation Would Establish So. MD as National Heritage Area

Heritage Area

Legislation has been announced that would designate Southern Maryland as a National Heritage Area to further commemorate, conserve, and promote important natural, scenic, historic, cultural, and recreational resources in the region.

Cheltenham Vets Cemetery Receives Funds for Expansion

Vets Cemetery

Maryland lawmakers applaud the recent award of federal funding for an expansion of the Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery.

MD Fire Training Center Gets Federal Funding

Fire Training

The Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute will receive federal funding to train thousands of firefighters across the state, Rep. Steny H. Hoyer and members of Maryland’s congressional delegation announced.

DoD Urged to Reconsider Changes to Military Base Clinics

Clinics Hoyer Pushes for Health Enterprise Zones Act

Maryland delegation members urged House and Senate Armed Services Committee leaders to include a provision within the final defense authorization bill to require the Department of Defense to closely examine recently proposed changes to military medical treatment facilities. These changes would impact clinics at Naval Support Facility Indian Head and NAS Patuxent River.