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Senator Van Hollen Recovering from Mini Stroke

May 19th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

During an appearance in Allegany County last Saturday, Maryland U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen suffered what he described as a minor stroke. Today his office issued the following update: 

During anToday, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the following statement:

“I’d like to send a heartfelt thank you to everyone for the outpouring of well-wishes and kind messages. I’m on the mend and on track for a full recovery, and following my doctors' orders, I’ll begin to ease back into my schedule. In the meantime, I want to make clear where I stand on two issues up for a vote today: providing additional aid to Ukraine and relief for restaurants and small businesses still weathering the impacts of the pandemic. While I won’t be present this afternoon to vote on these bills, they’ve got my strong support.”