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From Day One, Democrats Will Fight to Restore Ethics to Politics

As we speak with newly elected members of Congress from across the country, we hear one loud, clear, and consistent refrain — that many of them decided to run for office to restore faith in our democ…
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Big Washington Clean-Up Bill Leads House Democrats' List

When the Democrats take over the U.S. House of Representatives in three weeks, their first order of business is expected to be a wide-ranging bill about political corruption, voter disenfranchisement…
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Maryland Federal Delegation Receives $91 Million Commitment from CSX for Howard Street Tunnel Project

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger, Andy P. Harris, M.D.,…
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Rooftop Newsletter: Behind the Curtain

by Tom Marullo “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!” It’s an iconic line from the Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy and her companions discover the true identity of the Wizard and get a glimpse…
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We Did It, The Best Year Yet!

Support the Annual Appeal:Read all about it in the 2017-2018 Annual Report.Did you hear? - The Museum now has its own historic skipjack, the Wilma Lee- The Education Center saw over 10,000 participan…
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Sarbanes Statement on the Farm Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) released the following statement today after voting for the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (H.R. 2): “This year’s farm bill delivers on many…
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Ruppersberger Issues Statement on Vote in Support of Rule Advancing Compromise Farm Bill

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today issued the following statement after voting to support a rule advancing the compromise Farm Bill: “I supported today’s rule because my…
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Republicans Are Rigging Democracy. We Will Fix It, With or Without Them

The first legislation that the new Democratic House majority will pass next year in the 116th Congress is a sweeping package of changes to our campaign finance, ethics and voting laws. We will shine …
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No Tea Party Here: House Democrats Can't Wait to Govern

As House control is about to switch, it serves as a reminder about Democrats: They like government. And governing.... Democrats say the goal is not necessarily a return to big government or to quickl…
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Ruppersberger Announces Stivers as New Co-Chair of Bipartisan Municipal Finance Caucus

(Washington, DC) — Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02) today announced that Congressman Steve Stivers of Ohio will serve as the Republican co-chair of the bipartisan House Municipal Finance …
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Sarbanes, Maryland Congressional Delegation Secure $6.5 Million Grant for Port of Baltimore

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today joined U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, Steny H. Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, Andy P…
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Stephanie Has No Time to Wait - A Message from Meals on Wheels America

Every day, Stephanie gazes out her window. Outside, neighbors chat, children play and cars shuttle families to and fro – life unfolding just beyond her reach. Confined to a wheelchair and unable to …
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Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces $6.5 Million in Federal Funding for Port of Baltimore

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, Steny H. Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, John P. Sarbanes, Andy P. Harris, M.D., John K. Delaney, An…
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Ruppersberger Announces Winners of 2018 High School “App Challenge

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today announced that a team of seniors from Eastern Tech High School in Essex has won the fifth-annual high school “App Challenge.” The acade…
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Hoyer, Sarbanes Outline Capitol Hill Reform Push

Two Maryland lawmakers are poised to play a leading role in a push to bring reform to the U.S. political system.... Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D), who is expected to serve as House majority leader in the n…
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