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.
Dec 2, 2016 Press ReleaseIssues: Appropriations, National Security and Foreign Policy
Today Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen issued the following statement applauding the elevation of U.S. Cyber Command in Maryland as part of the House-passed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):
Dec 2, 2016 Press ReleaseIssues: Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, Public Safety, Transportation
Today Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen submitted testimony at a House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee hearing on Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) progress in bringing the rail system to a state of good repair through the SafeTrack program.
Dec 1, 2016 Press ReleaseIssues: Health Care
“This legislation isn’t perfect, but it makes important progress on key health care and addiction treatments that will help people in our state and across the country. Maryland’s drug poisoning death rate is higher than the national average, with both urban and rural areas facing the scourge of opioid addiction and death.