Today, I joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers in calling on Secretary of State Antony Blinken to improve the delivery of new passports and expeditiously approve passport renewals for thousands of Americans across the country. https://sarbanes.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/sarbanes-joins-bipartisan-effort-help-speed-passport-application-and
We must take a holistic and collaborative approach to solve the gun violence public health crisis. My colleagues and I in the Baltimore Congressional Delegation will continue to secure vital resources for our city and help keep our communities safe.
Today, I joined federal, state and local partners – along with community leaders and residents – to unveil @MayorBMScott’s Comprehensive Violence Prevention Plan for Baltimore.
During an @OversightDems Committee hearing yesterday, I urged my colleagues to think creatively about environmental justice efforts and to take positive steps forward to help lift up underserved communities across the country. https://sarbanes.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/sarbanes-brings-renewed-focus-environmental-justice-efforts-video
This bipartisan effort will help reduce PFAS pollution and keep American families, service members and communities safe from these dangerous forever chemicals. https://sarbanes.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/sarbanes-votes-protect-americans-harmful-pfas-forever-chemicals
One day, Cyprus will be reunited. But that can only come with the forceful leadership of the American government – deployed consistently, morally and with an abiding sense of justice.
I urge the Biden Administration to use all means at its disposal to resist Turkey’s creeping partition of Cyprus and to bring international condemnation to these outrageous steps that President Erdogan is taking. https://sarbanes.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/sarbanes-slams-erdogan-regime-violating-international-law-cyprus-video
The Senate Rules Committee is holding its first field hearing in 20 years—because Republicans across the country are engaged in “a coordinated effort to limit Americans’ freedom to vote.”
Watch Chairwoman @SenAmyKlobuchar on how “We must meet this moment.”
“The fight for voting rights is the fight for human rights.
There is nothing more noble, more important for us to do in a moment like this.”
@SenatorWarnock lays out how Republicans working to limit access to the ballot & the need to “pass federal voting rights protections”
Sending warm wishes to Maryland’s Muslim community and to Muslims across the country during this year’s Eid Al-Adha celebrations.
Eid Mubarak, from my family to yours.