The Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United allows a flood of unlimited and unaccountable money into elections. This is wrong. I believe that unions, businesses and individuals who want to influence an election with their wallets should have to fully disclose who they are. I am currently cosponsoring a Constitutional Amendment that would effectively reverse Citizens United, full disclosure is essential. Allowing millionaires and billionaires to buy an election is not the democracy our fore fathers envisioned.
Congressman Ruppersberger supported the health reform legislation that recently passed Congress and was signed by the President. H.R. 3962, the Preservation of Access to Care for Medicare Beneficiaries and Pension Relief Act of 2010, will make health care more affordable while reducing the federal budget by over $100 billion over the next ten years.