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Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Representing the 2nd District of Maryland

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Jul 24, 2018 Press Release
“Congress recognized the need for the EPA to work collaboratively with states to address pollution sources generated in one state that adversely impact another state.”

WASHINGTON – The Maryland congressional delegation is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider its denial of Maryland’s petition requesting that action be taken to provide relief against out-of-state air pollution stemming from neighboring states.

Jul 23, 2018 Press Release
Resolution comes after President Trump cast doubt on intelligence agencies’ findings

(Washington, DC) – Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) today introduced a bipartisan resolution that reaffirms to the American people and the world that the U.S.

Jul 19, 2018 Press Release
“Given the unanimous assessment of the Intelligence Community that Russia interfered in our 2016 presidential election, all levels of our government must take every necessary precaution to preserve the security and integrity of America’s free and fair elections.”

(Washington, DC)– Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today joined the rest of the Maryland federal delegation -- U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Senator Chris Van Hollen as well as Representatives Steny H. Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, John P.

Jul 16, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) — Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger tonight issued the following statement in response to comments made by President Donald Trump at a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier today:

Jul 16, 2018 Press Release
Medal of Freedom is nation’s highest civilian honor

(Washington, DC) — Today, members of Maryland’s Democratic Congressional delegation urged President Donald Trump to consider Wendi Winters – a victim of the mass shooting in the Capital Gazette newsroom last month – for the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Jul 10, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger today issued the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy:

Jul 3, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – The Maryland Congressional delegation today praised the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for issuing a disaster declaration for the devastating storm and flooding that hit Ellicott City, broader Howard County and Baltimore County, in late May. A request for a disaster declaration for Baltimore City for the same storm is still pending.

Jul 2, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – The Maryland Congressional delegation sent a joint letter to President Trump on Friday urging the Administration to move swiftly to approve the state’s request for federal major disaster declaration and supplementary assistance following the mid-May flash-floods that devastated Howard County, Baltimore County and Baltimore City. 
 

Jun 28, 2018 Press Release
Ruppersberger is a Defense Appropriator who represents two Army bases

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Defense Appropriator Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger supported the $674.6 billion Fiscal Year 2019 Defense Appropriations Bill that passed the House of Representatives in an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote.

Jun 21, 2018 Press Release
Ruppersberger met with asylum-seekers separated from children in local detention center

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger today issued the following statement after House majority leaders postponed a vote on a “consensus” immigration bill:

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