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Congressman John Sarbanes

Representing the 3rd District of Maryland

Sarbanes Statement on Hurricane Harvey


Aug 28, 2017
Contact: Daniel Jacobs
(202) 225-4016

TOWSON, MD – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) issued the following statement today about the flooding in Texas wrought by Hurricane Harvey:

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of southeast Texas during this catastrophic storm. As this unprecedented downpour continues, we are hearing by the minute the inspiring stories of first responders and ordinary citizens alike who are risking their lives to help friends and neighbors in need. Marylanders are ready to step up in any way we can and, as a member of Congress, I will join my colleagues in authorizing critical aid, support services and other federal resources in order to help the people of Texas weather this harrowing storm and rebuild their communities.”