The ABLE Act will level the playing field for families with children with disabilities through equal access to tax-free savings accounts to provide for their children’s future.
Two of the most pressing challenges we face are the need to address the economic costs and public health risks associated with climate change and to strengthen the middle class. The Healthy Climate and Family Security Act of 2014 would do both.
Co-Chair of the Dutch Caucus Chris Van Hollen (MD-08) and Co-Chair Bill Huizenga (MI-02) led the House in a moment of silence to honor the memory of the passengers who lost their lives aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
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:
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.
Jan 14, 2015 Press ReleaseIssues: Environment and Energy
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.