Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger, a former Intelligence Committee leader, has been sounding the alarm against Huawei and other Chinese telecommunications companies with access to devices indispensable to everyday American life for nearly eight years. The 16 charges “validate” his concerns, he said in his statement.
Congressman Ruppersberger introduced the bipartisan End the Cycle of Violence Act with Congressman Adam Kinzinger of Illinois. The legislation, modeled off the Violence Intervention Program at the University of Maryland’s Shock Trauma, provides $10 million in federal grants to hospitals across the country offering services to violent crime victims while they’re recovering.
Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces Nearly $5 Million to Support Affordable Housing for SeniorsCongressman Ruppersberger, along with his fellow Baltimore City delegation members, secured $4.8 million in critical federal funding to provide safe, affordable housing for low-income seniors in Baltimore. The grants, awarded through HUD, will be used to develop new, much-needed housing units in northwest and southeast Baltimore.
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger helped the House pass legislation he cosponsored that ends the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Iraq and prevents taxpayers from funding unauthorized and unnecessary military action against Iran.
The House of Representatives passed the bipartisan, bicameral Digital Coast Act, authored by Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger and cosponsored by Congressman Don Yong (R-AK), which will introduce a new program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help coastal communities use datasets to prepare for storms and floods.
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