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Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Representing the 2nd District of Maryland

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Aug 10, 2016 Press Release
State has asked U.S. Small Business Administration for Physical Disaster Declaration

(Washington, DC) – The entire Maryland Congressional Delegation, including Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, 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.

Aug 9, 2016 Press Release
Bentley advocated for the Port of Baltimore and was a Timonium resident

(Timonium, MD) — Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger issued the following statement on Helen Delich Bentley, a former Congresswoman who passed away on Saturday at the age of 92.

Aug 9, 2016 Press Release
House Appropriator was with congressional delegation last week

(Kabul, Afghanistan) — Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, an appropriator who serves on the House defense subcommittee, last week traveled to Afghanistan to meet with troops on the frontlines who are working with our NATO allies to combat ISIS and the Taliban. The 2-day trip followed the administration’s announcement of a modified schedule for U.S.

Jul 13, 2016 Press Release
Association represents military-oriented communities like Aberdeen and Fort Meade

(Timonium, MD) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) last week received the 2016 “Congressional Leadership Award” by the Association of Defense Communities (ADC), a national organization that advocates for communities adjacent to military installations, such as Aberdeen and Fort Meade.

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release
Veterans clinic at Fort Howard has been closed since March

(Timonium, MD) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) today announced that the federal Veterans Health Administration has approved the relocation of an outpatient clinic for local veterans in Eastern Baltimore County that will be double the size of the now-shuttered facility at Fort Howard.

Jun 29, 2016 Press Release
Gun violence survivors, Baltimore City officials, faith and community leaders mark National Day of Action by pushing Congress to hold a vote

(Baltimore, MD) – Today Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, Elijah E. Cummings, Chris Van Hollen and John Sarbanes (all D-MD) marked the National Day of Action for Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention at Cathedral of the Incarnation in Baltimore.

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today joined dozens of colleagues in a sit-in on the House Floor to demand a vote on bipartisan legislation to address gun violence. Ruppersberger and others urged House leadership to allow the vote before the chamber recesses next week for a district work period. 

Jun 13, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Like the rest of America, I am heartbroken for the victims of the Orlando shooting and their families. This was an attack not just on a nightclub, but on the American values of diversity and equality.  It is my hope that this tragedy inspires more Americans to join the fight against intolerance and hatred.

May 25, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) , a cosponsor of bipartisan legislation to improve veterans’ healthcare, today issued the following statement in response to Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald’s description of long waits for care:

May 19, 2016 Press Release
Bill includes funding for NSA improvements and efforts to reduce the VA backlog

(Washington, DC) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) today voted in support of a bipartisan funding bill that includes $233 million for the Second District at Fort Meade and vital resources for veterans programs. The “Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act” for fiscal year 2017 passed the House of Representatives in a 295 to 125 vote.