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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 November 2011

Nov 7, 2011

Hotels Resized 1.jpgRuppersberger, Cardin Announce Bill to Create “Hotels for Heroes” Program for Troops, Military Families

Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger and Senator Ben Cardin announced legislation creating a program that would allow Americans to donate hotel reward points to members of the Armed Forces who are traveling to receive care through the military health system and their families. Click here for more and here to see coverage from the Baltimore Sun.

10.21.11 export event resized.jpgRuppersberger's 'Experts on Exports' Helps Maryland Manufacturers Compete Globally

Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger hosted a unique workshop to teach Maryland manufacturers and small business owners how to export their products and services. Click here to read Dutch's blog on the event and here to read coverage from The Capital newspaper.

Welcome Home 1 Resized.jpgRuppersberger Welcomes Home Maryland Troops

Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger welcomed about 60 members of the Maryland National Guard 313th Movement Control Battalion home from a 1-year deployment in Afghanistan. Click here to read coverage from The Capital newspaper.

Ruppersberger Delivers Keynote Address at Intelligence Symposium

Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger outlined his vision to keep America at the forefront of the global space race in a keynote address at the Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Symposium. Click here for more.

forsalesign.jpgRuppersberger to Host Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

Congressman Ruppersberger is hosting a Foreclosure Prevention Workshop to give District 2 constituents an opportunity to sit down, one-on-one, with housing counselors, mortgage lenders and other experts to discuss your options to keep you in your home. Click here for details and to RSVP.

Food Bank 1 Resized.jpgKay Ruppersberger Hosts "Elect to End Hunger" Event at Maryland Food Bank

Congressman Rupperserger's wife, Kay, hosted more than 200 volunteers who stuffed 9,600 holiday boxes for needy Maryland families at the annual "Elect to End Hunger" event at the Maryland Food Bank. Turkeys and boxes filled with all the fixings needed for a holiday dinner will be distributed to  more than 600 soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, and feeding programs throughout the state. Click here to see coverage from WMAR-TV News.

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