Feds Award $18.2 Million To Five Local Organizations Offering Mental Health Services, Substance Use TreatmentThe federal government awarded $18.2 million to five Maryland organizations to increase access to mental health services and substance use treatment, Maryland's Congressional Democrats announced on Wednesday.
Maryland Lawmakers: Don't Send Prisoners On Home Confinement Back To PrisonMaryland lawmakers are calling for federal officials to extend home confinement and compassionate release for prisoners who were let out as part of an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 in correctional facilities.
Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces $9M For Baltimore County To Reimburse COVID-19 ExpensesBaltimore County will receive nearly $10 million in federal funds as a reimbursement of some pandemic-related expenses, U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Reps. Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes and Kweisi Mfume announced on Tuesday.
18 Midshipmen Released From Naval Academy Following Investigation Of Honors ViolationsThe U.S. Naval Academy announced 18 midshipmen were separated from the academy following the completion of the adjudications of honor violations that occurred during the SP211 General Physics Exam I taken by midshipmen in Dec of 2020.
Congressman Ruppersberger Releases Statement Supporting Withdrawal From AfghanistanAs Taliban forces continue their sweep through Afghanistan, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger on Monday released a statement supporting the Biden administration's withdrawal from the country and calling the safety of American personnel on the ground the "number one priority."
Officials Seek Federal Resources To Fight Baltimore CrimeMembers of Baltimore's congressional delegation are asking for more federal resources to fight crime in Baltimore.
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger Flags Skyrocketing Claims Of Passport DelaysMillions of Americans trying to travel abroad are now desperate to get a passport.
USPS Response "Wholly Inadequate" Said Rep. Ruppersberger, As Frustrations Rise With Baltimore-Area DeliveryCongressman Dutch Ruppersberger isn't satisfied with the response from Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to a letter requesting a meeting with senior USPS leaders and an audit of Baltimore-area post offices.
Maryland Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger Requests Audit From USPS Of Baltimore-Area Post Offices As Complaints ContinueCongressman Dutch Ruppersberger asked USPS' Office of Inspector General to conduct an audit of Baltimore-area post offices. His office said his constituents have gone weeks without critical mail like paychecks and medicine.
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger Demands Action On Postal DelaysIf you've been having trouble getting your mail, you're not alone. Late mail has been an issue since the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in Maryland's second district, in places like Dundalk.
Maryland Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger Calls On Lawmakers To Invoke 25th Amendment, Remove President Trump From OfficeCongressman Dutch Ruppersberger on Wednesday called on Vice President Mike Pence and cabinet secretaries to invoke the 25th Amendment, which would remove President Trump from office.