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Congressman John Sarbanes

Representing the 3rd District of Maryland

Commuting Troubles for Many Feds, and What’s Next for a Pay Raise

Aug 8, 2018
In The News

A group of seven Democratic lawmakers from the Washington, D.C., area demanded Wednesday that House leadership add reforms and funding for the city’s public transit service to a pending infrastructure bill to improve federal employees’ commute to work.... In a letter to House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Penn., and ranking member Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., a group of Democrats representing a large number of federal workers in the D.C. region highlighted agencies’ reliance on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, which runs Washington’s Metro system.... Also signing the letter were Reps. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Don Beyer, D-Va., Jamie Raskin, D-Md., John Sarbanes, D-Md., Anthony Brown, D-Md., and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C.