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Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Representing the 2nd District of Maryland

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Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today released the following statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative by the Trump Administration:

Aug 18, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) –Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02) today applauded President Trump’s decision to elevate the U.S. Cyber Command – based at Fort Meade in Maryland’s Second District – to a full Unified Combatant Command.


Aug 18, 2017 Press Release

Today, Rep.  Dutch Ruppersberger, along with U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Reps. Elijah Cummings, John Sarbanes and Anthony G.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate failed to pass a limited repeal of the Affordable Care Act early this morning:

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release
Ruppersberger submits amendment to enact bipartisan Senate immigration bill

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger today urged his colleagues to support his amendment making any border wall funding contingent on enactment of bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform that passed the U.S. Senate four years ago.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release
Ruppersberger supports amendment to Appropriations bill blocking closure

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger tonight spoke in strong opposition to White House plans to shutter the U.S. State Department’s primary cybersecurity diplomacy office.

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release

“The risk of biological and chemical agents being used is increasing. This is not the time to be weakening our defenses against such weapons.”

Maryland lawmakers will be pursuing all options to reverse this decision by the administration

Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
Two sites in Maryland were under consideration for new headquarters

(Washington, DC) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger issued the following statement in response to the Administration’s decision to cancel plans by the General Services Administration and the FBI to build a new FBI headquarters. The agencies had narrowed their list of potential sites to three, two of which are in Maryland’s Prince George’s County.

Jun 30, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger issued the following statement following yesterday’s votes on key immigration-related legislation: