Congressman Ruppersberger's e-Newsletter for July 2013
Jul 26, 2013
Ruppersberger Leads Team Maryland in Introducing Bill Honoring Maryland Shock Trauma Founder
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger has introduced legislation to posthumously award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to R Adams Cowley, founder of the nation’s first trauma center at the University of Maryland. Click here to read coverage from the Baltimore Sun and here to see the story from WJZ-TV.
Ruppersberger Leads Bipartisan Effort to Protect Critical Infrastructure Financing Tool for Local Governments
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger sent a bipartisan letter to House leadership in support of a critical tool that helps local and state governments finance new roads, schools, hospitals, fire stations and more. Click here to learn more.
Health Care 101
As we approach the October 1 implementation of the healthcare reform law known as the Affordable Care Act, Congressman Ruppersberger answers some of the most commonly asked questions about how the new law may affect you. Check it out here.
Ruppersberger, Team Maryland, Announce $1 Million to Hire Firefighters in Baltimore County
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger announced that the Baltimore County Fire Department has been awarded $1 million in federal funding to hire 11 firefighters through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's SAFER grant program. A hiring preference will be given to military veterans. Click here for more.
Ruppersberger’s “Tech Trek” Showcases Local Cyber Firms, Companies that Rely on Cybersecurity
Congressman Ruppersberger toured businesses across the Baltimore region that are contributing to its booming cybersecurity industry as well as local companies that are taking measures to prepare for and avoid cyber attacks. Click here to see coverage of the "Tech Trek" from WJZ-TV.