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Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Representing the 2nd District of Maryland

Press Releases

Mar 2, 2016 Press Release
Defense Secretary acknowledged use of cyber capabilities in war against ISIS

(Washington, DC) –  Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today issued the following statement in response to media reports that the U.S. Cyber Command has joined the fight against the Islamic State:

Mar 1, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, DC)  – Members of Maryland’s House Delegation met today with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Colonel Edward P. Chamberlayne, Commander and District Engineer of the Baltimore District office, for an update on the Corps’ current activities and projects in Maryland.

Mar 1, 2016 Press Release
Municipal bonds are vital infrastructure investment tool for local governments

(Washington, DC) – Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02) and Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today announced the creation of the bipartisan House Municipal Finance Caucus to fight for state and local governments’ ability to independently finance projects that keep their communities strong.

Feb 23, 2016 Press Release
Delegation asks President Obama to support Governor Hogan’s request for a major disaster declaration as communities across Maryland struggle to recover from historic blizzard

(Washington, DC) -- Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, along with U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin, as well as U.S. Representatives Steny H. Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, Chris Van Hollen, John P. Sarbanes, Donna F.

Feb 11, 2016 Press Release

(Timonium, MD) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today issued the following statement on the death of two Harford County Sheriff’s Deputies in the line of duty yesterday:

Feb 9, 2016 Press Release
Ruppersberger has championed national strategy since 2003

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today applauded the White House for proposing a “Cybersecurity National Action Plan” that includes a 35 percent budget increase and a new high-level official focused solely on implementing a cyber strategy across the entire federal government.

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release
Ruppersberger also secured funding for trauma research for troops

(Washington, D.C.) –  Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today voted in favor of the bipartisan $1 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2016, which included a cybersecurity information-sharing provision that he has championed for more than a decade.

Dec 17, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –  Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today voted in favor of a tax extenders bill that includes $650 billion in tax relief for businesses and individuals, including $560 billion in permanent tax relief. The bill passed in a 318-109 vote, with 77 Democrats supporting the measure.

Dec 16, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –  Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today announced his support of legislation banning the sale, transfer, production and importation of assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.

Nov 18, 2015 Press Release
All Second District High Schools are Invited to Compete

(Timonium, MD) – Are you a tech-savvy high school student who dreams of being the next Mark Zuckerberg? Have an idea for the next Candy Crush or Instagram? Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger is inviting area high school students to compete in his second annual Congressional “App” Challenge.