"Thanks to massive grassroots mobilization efforts, our state narrowly averted disaster when Congress failed to pass any version of Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal that would have restructured Medicaid and left thousands of my constituents without health care coverage. Stopping health care repeal was a huge victory, but the fight is not over yet. Even deeper cuts to Medicaid have been proposed in the 2018 budget resolution, which would slash health care by $1.5 trillion over the next 10 years to pay for billions in tax breaks to the rich and corporations over that same period." Read more from the Baltimore Sun at this link:
Calling all highschoolers from Maryland's 2nd district - do you love to code or want to learn? You should think about applying to this year's Congressional App challenge! Please contact my office with any questions or concerns and read more about the challenge at http://congressionalappchallenge.us
After 16 years, Dutch tells his colleagues that Members of Congress should get to at least debate authorizations for War on Terror. An amendment sunsetting the authorizations, which were first passed in the days immediately following the September 11 attack, overwhelmingly passed the House Appropriations Committee.
Congressman Ruppersberger quizzed former CIA Director John Brennan and former National Counterterrorism Center Director Mike Leiter about hot-button issues including terrorism and cybersecurity in what event organizers hope becomes an annual bipartisan meeting on Capitol Hill.
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