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Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Representing the 2nd District of Maryland

Press Releases

Jul 9, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today issued the following statement on the Army’s announced reduction of 40,000 troops nationwide.

Jul 8, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger joined U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin, along with with U.S. Representatives Steny H. Hoyer, John P. Sarbanes and Donna F. Edwards (all D-Md.) in announcing that the Anne Arundel County Fire Department will receive $7,072,520 in federal funding through the U.S.

Jun 30, 2015 Press Release
Grants will offer Marylanders high-skills training to prepare them for long-term employment in key job sectors

(Washington, DC) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger along with U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin, together with U.S. Representatives Elijah E. Cummings and John P. Sarbanes (all D-Md.), today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has awarded $5 million to the City of Baltimore to support job training programs for youth and young adults.

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today issued the following statement on the Supreme Court decision in the case of King v. Burwell. The decision ensures that all Americans are eligible to receive tax credits under the Affordable Healthcare Act, regardless of which state they reside.

Jun 24, 2015 Press Release
Dundalk’s Sarah McDermott Wins Annual Congressional Art Contest

(Timonium, MD) - Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) today announced Dundalk teen Sarah McDermott as the winner of the 2015 Congressional Art Contest for Maryland’s Second District. McDermott, a senior at Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts, submitted a watercolor and digital depiction of a parrot entitled “Polly.” The piece will be displayed in the U.S.

Jun 16, 2015 Press Release
Annual “Shootout for Soldiers” is a 24-hour lacrosse game benefitting wounded vets

(Timonium, MD) - Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) on Thursday will guest coach professional and college-level players in a charity lacrosse game benefitting wounded warriors.

Jun 5, 2015 Press Release
Ruppersberger and former Rep. Mike Rogers are first co-recipients of annual award

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger tonight received the 31st William Oliver Baker Award from the nonprofit, nonpartisan Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) for his bipartisan leadership as Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee.

May 13, 2015 Press Release
Ruppersberger is an appropriator and occasional Amtrak and MARC commuter

(Washington, D.C.) – “My heart goes out to the families of all those lost or injured in last night’s Amtrak derailment. I want to commend all of the first responders who undoubtedly prevented greater loss of life as well as the NTSB investigators who are now on the scene determining how this catastrophe occurred.

May 7, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski together with Representatives Elijah Cummings, John Delaney, Donna F.

May 4, 2015 Press Release
Legislation would raise federal minimum wage to $12 by 2020

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger last week signed on as an original cosponsor of legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $12 by 2020. The “Raise the Wage Act,” which has been introduced in both the House of Representatives and Senate, would also index the minimum wage to keep pace with the country’s rising median wage.