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(Rockville, MD) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) last night was honored as the 2016 “Advocate of the Year” by the Tech Council of Maryland, the state’s largest technology trade association with more than 400 biotechnology and technology members employing more than 200,000 people across the region.
Over the course of our country’s economic recovery, I have met with countless business owners in our district who tell me the same thing: access to capital continues to be the most persistent and significant obstacle to job creation. This is especially true when it comes to start-up firms, which often rely on angel investors to provide seed capital.
(Washington, DC) — Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger was represented today at the White House by local midshipman Dustin Shackleford as President Obama awarded the U.S. Naval Academy the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy for their 2015 victory in the round-robin college football series among the U.S. service academies.
(Washington, DC) — Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today applauded the Pentagon’s decision to send more air support and 217 new troops into Iraq to serve in advisory and training roles in the fight against ISIS.
(Washington, DC) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) today welcomed an all-girls team from Edgewood to Washington, DC, as they prepared to showcase their solar-powered vehicle at the 6th White House Science Fair. The fair celebrates the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the United States.
(Baghdad, Iraq) — Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, an appropriator who serves on the House defense subcommittee, last week traveled to Iraq to meet with American troops and commanders on the frontlines to evaluate current resources and strategy.
(Jerusalem, Israel) — Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, an appropriator who serves on the House defense subcommittee, met this week with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel and visited several military sites to get an update on the country’s missile defense systems and joint missile defense efforts with the United States.
(Washington, DC) – Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Don Young (R-AK) last week introduced bipartisan legislation that will help local and state governments build coastal resiliency along the nation’s 95,000 miles of shoreline.
(Washington, DC) – Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today announced support for bipartisan legislation to provide tax incentives for sports and fitness expenses after receiving a visit from Baltimore Raven Brandon Williams.
(Timonium, MD) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today issued the following statement on the Pentagon’s request to appropriate nearly $30 million to reinstate the JLENS operations exercise at Aberdeen Proving Ground in his district: