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Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Representing the 2nd District of Maryland

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Apr 7, 2014 Blog

This week, the House of Representatives will be in session Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Below is the tentative schedule of legislation that could come up for a vote this week.

The House will consider the budget released by House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, amongst other pieces of legislation.

Apr 4, 2014 Blog

On Tuesday the Supreme Court issued a decision in McCutcheon v. FEC that struck down a 40-year-old ban on aggregate political contributions from a single donor. 

Mar 27, 2014 Blog

            I am proud to announce an important step forward for my bill H.R. 3101, the Right Start Child Care and Education Act of 2013 (RSCCEA).

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Feb 4, 2014 Blog
Today's guest blogger is Josh Fellman, an intern in Congressman Ruppersberger's Washington, DC Office.
 
Jan 31, 2014 Blog
I am proud to announce that five scholars from Maryland’s Second Congressional District have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright awards to study, lecture, teach and research internationally this year. These scholarships are reserved for only the best and brightest students and professionals and it’s a great honor to represent so many of them in Congress.
 
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Jan 17, 2014 Blog

Ensuring our nation’s veterans enjoy the quality of life they deserve is one of my top priorities in Congress. One of my proudest accomplishments has been the creation of a program called “Hero Miles,” which enables Americans to donate their unused frequent flyer miles to wounded warriors and their families. That program was recently expanded to include hotel reward points.

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Jan 10, 2014 Blog
Today’s guest blogger is Andrew Lillywhite, an intern in Congressman Ruppersberger’s Capitol Hill office.
 
Dec 12, 2013 Blog
While there are still many things topping Congress’ end of the year, “to-do list,” chief among them must be extending unemployment benefits for millions of jobless Americans.  If Congress does not extend benefits, 1.3 million Americans will have their benefits cut off on December 28 and another 1.9 million will lose them during the first half of next year.
 
Dec 5, 2013 Blog
In recent months, I have been proud to support strong Wall Street reforms that are protecting American families from the predatory practices that led to the current financial crisis.
Nov 26, 2013 Blog
While many Americans plan to hit the “Black Friday” sales this year, I want  to encourage my constituents to instead shop small and make a big impact on our local community during “Small Business Saturday” on November 30.

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