It's time we ban assault weapons in this country.
Learn more about the legislation -- including one nearly identical to my own bipartisan bill to strengthen community-based violence intervention programs -- here: https://ruppersberger.house.gov/newsroom/press-releases/ruppersberger-votes-to-support-law-enforcement-build-safer-maryland
From raises for cops in '95 to money for @BaltimorePolice license scanners earlier this year, my answer to law enforcement has always been YES. Tonight, I proudly said YES again on 4 bills that will give law enforcement the tools they need to better fight crime.
3 #Maryland community financial institutions are getting $86.6M in new fed funds to invest with low-income and minority borrowers. These local banks know the region. They can help businesses create jobs and expand opportunities for all Marylanders. More: https://ruppersberger.house.gov/newsroom/press-releases/maryland-congressional-delegation-announces-over-86m-in-federal-funds-for
And we are about to do it again.
In Congress, I’ve voted to give law enforcement more resources and strengthen training and accountability to keep our communities safe. #PeopleOverPolitics
Message to @POTUS @CommerceGov: our #Chesapeake blue crabs need your help! We are urging the administration to conduct a fresh benchmark stock assessment of the crab population as current estimates remain well below targets. More here: https://ruppersberger.house.gov/newsroom/press-releases/maryland-congressional-delegation-urges-administration-to-kick-start-new
Yesterday, I was honored by the @FarmBureauMD @FarmBureau as a "Friend of Farm Bureau” for my voting record in support of #Maryland agriculture. Farmers don’t just feed people, they feed our economy and I am PROUD to receive this recognition. More:
After the 2020 election, our republic was seriously threatened.
We're voting for the Presidential #ElectionReformAct to protect the rule of law & ensure that future efforts to attack the integrity of presidential elections cannot succeed.
Her stepmother was killed and her two brothers were severely injured when they were hit by a semi-truck. I admire her strength and inspirational work to ensure other families do not have to endure what she has. 2/2
Got to welcome #MD02 constituent Kelli McClelland to the office today to discuss ways to reduce the 5,600 preventable truck crash fatalities in the U.S. each year. Kelli became an advocate w/ @TruckSafetyOrg in 2010 after suffering enormous personal tragedy. 1/2