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“Over the course of our country‚Äôs economic recovery, I have met with countless business owners in our district who tell me the same thing: access to capital continues to be the most persistent and significant obstacle to job creation. This is especially true when it comes to start-up firms, which often rely on angel investors […]

(Annapolis, MD) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) Thursday filed for re-election for his eighth term representing Maryland’s Second District, which includes communities in Baltimore City, as well as Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Howard and Harford Counties. He pledged to continue his bipartisan efforts to create jobs and provide constituents with first-rate customer service.   “Today, I am […]

Congressman Ruppersberger received a 100+ scorecard from the Humane Society of the United States.  View the full Humane Scorecard Midterm Report for the 113th Congress at: http://www.hslf.org/assets/pdfs/humane-scorecard/humane-scorecard-2013.pdf Americans care about the humane treatment of animals and want to see common-sense policies enacted to protect these creatures from cruelty and abuse.  The Humane Society’s annual scorecards provide […]

After the shooting at the Navy Yard that left 13 people, including the gunman, dead, security was increased at the Pentagon and other government buildings. Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger, the senior member of the House Intelligence Committee, spoke out about the shooting. The law enforcement response to the Navy Yard shooting was massive. Security was stepped […]

A new $10 million federal grant will help the port of Baltimore keep pace in the dynamic global shipping economy, while creating “jobs you can raise a family on, middle-class jobs,” Vice President Joe Biden said during a visit to the port on Monday. Biden praised the city’s port for contributing to the nation’s ongoing […]

By: EAGB Marketing & Promotions, Press On Monday, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger led a Tech Trek throughout Greater Baltimore to showcase the innovative companies formed in the region. The Cyber Security-focused tour included stops at:  Dunbar Digital Armor, a Cyber Security startup that aims to protect sensitive data in financial, retail, and government settings. Dunbar Digital Armored […]

By Marge Neal, Dundalk Patch There are art galleries and then there are art galleries. Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts junior Amber Triplett has just landed a piece of wall space in one of the grandest art galleries in the land—the U.S. Capitol. Triplett’s photo-manipulation titled “Self Portrait” was named the first-place […]

NSA plans new computing center for cyber threats By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun A new computing facility at the National Security Agency will help the country better defend against cyber attacks , agency officials and members of Congress said Monday. The High Performance Computing Center-2 will assist in “front-line defense against immediate threats” […]

By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun Maryland’s U.S. House delegation met Wednesday with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki to keep pressure on the agency to fix problems at the troubled Baltimore office and follow up on promises for improvement. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, a Southern Maryland Democrat who is House minority whip, said Maryland veterans should call their […]