The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently became aware of a cybersecurity incident affecting its systems and data that may have compromised the personal information of current and former Federal employees.
Congressman Van Hollen recently wrote to President Obama to urge him to require government contractors to disclose their campaign finance spending. In the face of continued obstruction by Republicans in Congress, he argued the Administration must act.
This legislation is a simple, fair, and effective way to combat climate change while supporting economic growth and a thriving middle class.
May 24, 2016 Press ReleaseIssues: Health Care
Today Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen joined 177 House Democrats to call on House Speaker Paul Ryan to disband the Select Investigative Panel due to continued, escalating abuses that jeopardize Americans' safety. The Panel's reckless disregard has escalated to include 36 subpoenas sent to researchers and health care providers.
May 19, 2016 Press ReleaseIssues: Appropriations, Budget
Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen and Representatives Mick Mulvaney (SC-05), Barbara Lee (CA-13), and Mark Sanford (SC-01) joined forces to pass an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that will help prevent abuse of the Overseas Contingency Operations slush fund.
May 18, 2016 Press ReleaseIssues: Appropriations, Budget, Health Care, National Security and Foreign Policy
Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen released the following statement on House consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, and the Zika Response Appropriations Act of 2016: “The bills we’re considering today are indicative of how misplaced priorities and extreme Tea Party ideology are derailing progress on the pressing issues facing our nation.