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GLEN BURNIE, Md. — Living near BWI Marshall Airport has meant a constant roar of airliners flying over homes in Anne Arundel and Howard counties for the past two years. Now, Maryland’s two senators and seven of the state’s congressmen are getting involved. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin plus Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Elijah […]

Four Democratic members of the state’s congressional delegation told voters gathered at a town hall meeting in Baltimore on Thursday that they will continue to push back on Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare, including a new plan expected in coming days. “I don’t know that we’re going to be able to avoid to fight this […]

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger is back from a week-long tour of the Middle East, where he visited troops, leaders and refugees, his office announced. The Baltimore County Democrat, a member of the House appropriations committee’s subcommittee on defense, was joined by appropriations Chairman Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, a New Jersey Republican. They went to Iraq, Turkey and […]

COLUMBIA, Md. — One of President Donald Trump’s biggest campaign promises is to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The heated debate in Washington, D.C. made its way Sunday to Howard County where lawmakers spoke with concerned residents. Three congressmen – Reps. John Sarbanes, Elijah Cummings and Dutch Ruppersberger –- were at the meeting […]

(Washington, DC) — Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today issued the following statement regarding the treatment of protesters and the controversy over the Dakota Access Pipeline: “Peaceful protest is a vital part of our Constitutional rights, and the reports of intimidation and injuries to unarmed protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline are alarming. Army Corps of […]

(Washington, DC) — Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger issued the following statement today on president-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of Steve Bannon as his Chief Strategist: “I am deeply troubled by President-elect Trump’s choice to appoint Steve Bannon as his Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor. Under Mr. Bannon’s leadership, Breitbart News has published offensive comments about women, […]

Ruppersberger ‘Outraged’ By Comments Disparaging U.S. Military   (Timonium, MD) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today issued the following statement responding to presidential candidate Donald Trump’s criticisms of troops and military leaders:   “I was outraged to hear one of our nation’s presidential candidates disparage our country’s top generals on national television last night. Time and […]

(Timonium, MD) – On Monday, Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, who represents portions of Baltimore City and Baltimore County, endorsed Congressman Chris Van Hollen to succeed Barbara Mikulski in the U.S. Senate. Ruppersberger, who was born and raised in Baltimore, is confident that Van Hollen is the best candidate to represent Baltimore in the Senate.  “Chris has roots […]