All high school students in Maryland's Second District are encouraged to enter the annual, nation-wide Congressional art competition. Winners and their families will be invited to spend the day in Washington, DC, to see their art unveiled and on display in the U.S. Capitol complex. Click here for contest details.
In a piece published by SpaceNews, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger and former Congressman Mike Rogers raise the issue: America no longer owns space. If our government doesn't get in the game and focus on a strategy in space, China and Russia will gladly take the reins. Read more:
Congressman Ruppersberger says he agrees with people who describe the Green New Deal as utopian, aspirational and overly ambitious. But we as Americans have always embraced challenge for the benefit of our country, and that is why he’s supporting it anyway. Please read his full statement here...
“President Trump’s refusal to respect his own career professionals is why it’s more important than ever that Congress exercise its oversight responsibilities,” Congressman Ruppersberger write in the Baltimore Sun. “Congress needs to send a message to our intelligence community that their work is valued, respected and supported. And the President needs to stop tweeting and start leading.”
Civil servants have endured pay freezes, government shutdowns, benefits cuts and furloughs from sequestration, Congressman Ruppersberger writes in a piece published in The Hill. It's time to show them the respect they deserve by passing legislation that will reinstate a modest 1.9 percent pay adjustment and end the partial government shutdown immediately.
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