Congressman Ruppersberger's e-Newsletter for March 2013
Ruppersberger Fights Sequestration
The across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration took effect March 1. Congressman Ruppersberger spoke out on the House floor, encouraging a vote on sequestration alternatives. See the video here. You can also view the transcript of the Twitter Town Hall with concerned Marylanders by following @AskMDDems on Twitter.
Ruppersberger & Rogers Reintroduce Cybersecurity Bill to Protect American Economy
The bill, called the the "Cyber Intelligence and Sharing Protection Act," aims to help American businesses better protect their computer networks and corporate trade secrets from cyber attacks. Read Congressman Ruppersberger's Baltimore Sun op-ed on the bill here.
Ruppersberger Issues Statement on Relocation of Army Surveillance Program to APG
With Ruppersberger's Support, Landmark "Violence Against Women Act" Passes Congress
Congressman Ruppersberger helped defeat competing proposals to roll back protections for some women, such as Native Americans. Read his blog on the measure here.
Ruppersberger Congratulates Baltimore Ravens on House Floor