A look back: Indivisible Baltimore presses Van Hollen over vote to increase ICE funding

As Congress debates the new DHS spending bill, we look back on a meeting we had with Senator Van Hollen in late July, soon after this bill was voted out of committee. The Senate bill increased funding to ICE and CBP by over $370 million and included provisions to add several hundred more border agents and … Continue reading A look back: Indivisible Baltimore presses Van Hollen over vote to increase ICE funding

Thousands rally at Baltimore Women’s March 2018

On Saturday, January 20, thousands of people from Baltimore city and the surrounding area rallied in front of city hall for the 2018 Baltimore Women's March, celebrating the one-year anniversary of the enormous DC march that marked the beginning of a nationwide resistance movement against the Trump administration. Organized by a steering committee that included members … Continue reading Thousands rally at Baltimore Women’s March 2018

In health care town hall, Van Hollen and Cardin urge unity, opposition to new ACA repeal effort

Last week, members from Indivisible Baltimore and Indivisible Towson joined others in the community for a health care-focused town hall in Baltimore organized by Maryland Health Care For All! and Senator Van Hollen's office, and featuring both Senators Van Hollen and Cardin. The Senators took written questions from the audience for over an hour on issues … Continue reading In health care town hall, Van Hollen and Cardin urge unity, opposition to new ACA repeal effort

Van Hollen speaks with Indivisibles at Baltimore office grand opening

Yesterday, several members of Indivisible Baltimore attended the grand opening of Senator Van Hollen's Baltimore region office. They spoke with members of Van Hollen's staff including Joan Kleinman (state director), Chuck Conner (Baltimore regional director), and Brent Girard (community outreach), many who work in the DC or Rockville offices. They also spoke at length with Senator Van Hollen … Continue reading Van Hollen speaks with Indivisibles at Baltimore office grand opening

Over 500 attend Van Hollen health care town hall in Bowie

Bmore Indivisible sent members to a health care town hall on Saturday that featured Senator Van Hollen and was organized by Health Care For All. Senator Van Hollen gave an update on the status of the ACA repeal in the Senate and Representative Steny Hoyer (MD-5) followed up with a perspective from the House. The highlight of the … Continue reading Over 500 attend Van Hollen health care town hall in Bowie

Indivisible Baltimore meets with Van Hollen’s new Baltimore office to discuss Trumpcare

Today, Indivisible Baltimore met with Chuck Conner, the regional director for Senator Van Hollen's newly opened Baltimore office in Station North. We discussed the importance of the ACA for all Americans, how unpopular the Trumpcare is with the public, and how worried and anxious people are that Republicans may succeed in repealing the ACA. We asked Mr. Conner to … Continue reading Indivisible Baltimore meets with Van Hollen’s new Baltimore office to discuss Trumpcare

Joint letter on appointment of prosecutor to investigate Trump ties with Russia

Last week, BMore Indivisible wrote to Senator Ben Cardin and Senator Chris Van Hollen urging them to do more in response to Comey's firing. Today, a total of *ten* Baltimore-area Indivisible groups have now signed on to our request that both senators publicly commit to blocking or delaying Senate business until a special prosecutor is … Continue reading Joint letter on appointment of prosecutor to investigate Trump ties with Russia

Senator Van Hollen answers post-town hall questions from Baltimore Town Hall

Many people who attended the Baltimore Indivisible Town Hall on April 20th didn't have a chance to ask a question during the event or speak with one of the participating members of Congress after the event. BMore Indivisible collected handwritten questions from audience members throughout the event and hand-delivered them to the offices of Senator Van … Continue reading Senator Van Hollen answers post-town hall questions from Baltimore Town Hall

Over 600 residents join Van Hollen, Cummings, Ruppersberger, Sarbanes in Baltimore Town Hall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TTq3ShKKc8 Senator Chris Van Hollen, Congressman Elijah Cummings (MD-7), Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-2), and Congressman John Sarbanes (MD-3) addressed a packed house at the Baltimore War Memorial in a town hall organized by Indivisible Baltimore, along with many, many volunteers from the local Indivisible community. The full room — one of the largest town halls in … Continue reading Over 600 residents join Van Hollen, Cummings, Ruppersberger, Sarbanes in Baltimore Town Hall