Congressman Ruppersberger's e-Newsletter for September 2013
Dutch Appears on "Face the Nation"
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger discusses NSA surveillance, recent terror threats and bipartisanship with CBS' Bob Schieffer and Congressman Peter King on the popular Sunday morning show. Click here to see the interview.
Ruppersberger Issues Statement on Second Vote Against Stopgap Funding Bill
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger says the government funding bill risks a shut-down and calls on lawmakers to set aside political ideology in favor of practical solutions to our country’s challenges. Read more.
Ruppersberger to Host Events Around the District
In the coming weeks, Congressman Ruppersberger will be bringing his office to neighborhoods throughout the Second District with events designed to meet a variety of needs, from avoiding foreclosure to securing benefits for veterans. Click here to see a list of events and to RSVP.
Ruppersberger Reflects on Upcoming Debt Ceiling Debate
In a recent blog post, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger says default in simply not an option and asks colleagues to end political games – including calls to suspend the debt ceiling contingent on the repeal or defunding of healthcare reform – and provide much-needed stability to the volatile markets. Read more.
Ruppersberger, Comptroller Help Maryland Nonprofits Keep Their Tax-Exempt Status
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger joined Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot in kicking off a campaign to help local nonprofits currently in jeopardy of losing their federal tax-exempt status. Click here to learn more and here to see coverage of the event from WJZ-TV.
Ruppersberger Joins Team Maryland in Announcing $10 Million to Create Jobs At Port Of Baltimore
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger joined Team Maryland members and Vice President Joe Biden in announcing that the Maryland Port Administration has been awarded $10 million in federal funding to expand the handling capacity. Click here to see his speech at the event and here to learn more about the grant.