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 […]

Ruppersberger Seeks Seventh Term in House of Representatives  (Annapolis, MD) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) Thursday filed for re-election for his seventh 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 […]

(Washington, DC) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger is sponsoring bipartisan legislation to ensure federal employees who are furloughed during the government shutdown will be paid retroactively once it reopens. The “Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act” is cosponsored by Maryland’s entire Democratic delegation.   About 800,000 federal workers across the country will not receive a […]

(Washington, DC) – Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and John Carter (R-TX) will serve as co-chairs of the prestigious House Army Caucus for the 113th Congressional session, their offices announced today. The Caucus includes more than 100 members from both parties and works to educate their fellow House Members on Army needs, and advocate for […]