Congressman Ruppersberger's e-Newsletter for September 2012
Ruppersberger Helps Welcome Radar Manufacturer, Jobs, to Maryland
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger helped welcome ELTA North America to its new facility in Fulton, Maryland. The radar manufacturing company is creating 100 new jobs over the next four years with plans to expand. Click here for more. Click here for coverage from the Baltimore Sun.
Ruppersberger, Cardin, Mikulski Announce $2 Million for BWI Improvements
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger announced a grant of more than $2 million to remove visual obstructions on a runway at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. As one of Maryland's most vital economic engines, this project will help preserve thousands of jobs for years to come. Click here for more.
Ruppersberger Showcases Federal Transit Dollars at Work in Edgewood
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger toured the final construction phase of the new MARC train station in Edgewood, MD. The $5 million train station is being converted from a basic train platform into a fully-functioning station with amenities including bathrooms, ticket machines and ramps for people with disabilities. Click here for more. Click here for coverage from WJZ-TV.
During the last Presidential election, a staggering 6 million Americans did not vote simply because they didn’t know how to register or missed their state’s deadline to register. The deadline to register to vote in Maryland is October 16, 2012. You can click here to register to vote through a quick and easy online form.
Efforts to help Maryland small businesses start exporting underway
Maryland small businesses will be on the receiving end of federal funds to help them start exporting their products around the world. Click here for more.
Ruppersberger addresses violence in Libya, Middle East
After vowing "justice" for those responsibile for the deaths of four Americans in Libya -- including Ambassador Christopher Stevens -- Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger discussed the recent violence with MSNBC News. Click here to see the interview.