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Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Representing the 2nd District of Maryland

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Congressman Ruppersberger's e-Newsletter for March 2013

Mar 4, 2013


Ruppersberger Fights Sequestration

The across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration took effect March 1. Congressman Ruppersberger spoke out on the House floor, encouraging a vote on sequestration alternatives. See the video here. You can also view the transcript of the Twitter Town Hall with concerned Marylanders by following @AskMDDems on Twitter.


Ruppersberger & Rogers Reintroduce Cybersecurity Bill to Protect American Economy

The bill, called the the "Cyber Intelligence and Sharing Protection Act," aims to help American businesses better protect their computer networks and corporate trade secrets from cyber attacks. Read Congressman Ruppersberger's Baltimore Sun op-ed on the bill here

Ruppersberger Issues Statement on Relocation of Army Surveillance Program to APG

The Army will be relocating a program known as JLENS to Aberdeen Proving Ground this fall. JLENS is a radar system that conducts over-the-horizon surveillance to protect us from air attacks including missiles, drones and rockets. Learn more here.

With Ruppersberger's Support, Landmark "Violence Against Women Act" Passes Congress

Congressman Ruppersberger helped defeat competing proposals to roll back protections for some women, such as Native Americans. Read his blog on the measure here.

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Ruppersberger Congratulates Baltimore Ravens on House Floor

Click here to watch Congressman Ruppersberger welcome our players and the Vince Lombardi trophy back home from the House floor. Congressman Ruppersberger also installed a new banner outside his office to greet office guests.