Congressman Chris Van Hollen

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

Jan 21, 2015 Press Release
Today Maryland Congressman Van Hollen issued the following statement on the reintroduction of the DISCLOSE Act, which will promote transparency and disclosure of the secret money being used to influence American elections:  
Jan 14, 2015 Press Release
Today Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Co-Chairs of the Kurdish American Caucus, released a letter to Secretary of State Kerry urging him to grant the travel visa request of Salih Muslim Mohammed, Co-Chairman of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) of Syria.   
Issues: National Security and Foreign Policy
Jan 14, 2015 Press Release
Today Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen announced that Maryland will receive $20.8 million in grants for conservation through combined state and national grant programs. $12 million of the funding will come from USDA’s Critical Conservation Area funds, which Congressman Van Hollen worked to increase in the latest Farm Bill.  
Issues: Environment and Energy