By ALLISON BOURG, Staff WriterCapital Gazette Communications Three Democratic candidates, including one from Anne Arundel County, are fighting to knock off a well-known and well-financed congressman in the 2nd District in next week’s primary election. Jeffrey Morris, an accountant from Pasadena, is one of nine candidates from across the meandering district hoping to unseat U.S. […]

By: Sherrie Johnson, WMAR TV TIMONIUM, MD – Some small businesses could receive a little help. Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger is hosting a workshop on Tuesday in Timonium. The goal is to help small businesses in a tough economy. The theme of the workshop is “77 Time-Tested Proven Secrets for Getting Back on Track.” The workshop […]

By Matthew Hay BrownBaltimore Sun Staff Writer Language introduced by Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger to require the Navy to conduct a cost-benefit analysis before moving the hospital ship U.S.N.S. Comfort out of Baltimore has moved out of committee. The requirement, which came in the form of an amendment to miltary construction legislation, was accepted late […]

Researched Funded By $100,000 Federal Grant POSTED: 7:22 pm EDT July 19, 2010WBAL TV BALTIMORE — The bottom of the Chesapeake Bay food chain is the focus of a new federally funded study. On Monday, Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger issued a $100,000 check to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science to help researchers learn […]

We Must Do More to Protect Government Agency Computers and Private Networks An Op-Ed by Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger in the Baltimore Sun A war broke out in November 2008 — not on the battlefield, but in 7 million computers across the world. The soldiers are computer geeks armed with state-of-the-art codes to eliminate the […]

May 20, 2010By Emily YehleRoll Call Staff Members and staffers have long complained about the price of food in the House cafeterias, but newly enacted discounts appear to be appeasing their concerns. This week, House Chief Administrative Officer Dan Beard announced two new programs to cut food costs: “Red Tag” deals and “meal deals.” The […]

O’Malley and Ruppersberger Tout Work at I-695, Liberty Rd. as Md.’s Largest Stimulus Transportation Project May 14, 2010By Julie BykowiczThe Baltimore Sun At an event Friday morning that resembled a campaign stop, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced a bridge project in Baltimore County funded with federal stimulus dollars that is expected to support 200 jobs. O’Malley, […]

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) ― Maryland lawmakers are urging Congress to take immediate action to legalize cell phone jamming in prisons. Weijia Jiang reports the push comes after a new report is released proving the technology works. WJZ’s series of exclusive investigations uncovered how easy it is for prison inmates to obtain and use cell phones […]

By Paul SingerRoll Call Staff Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) hangs out with Cockroaches. These are not the crunchy, skittery kind of cockroaches that terrorize your kitchen, but the well-shod Washington insider kind that gather several times a year for a high-powered confab on defense and intelligence matters. The Cockroaches are a venerable Washington, D.C., institution […]