IB meets with Ruppersberger staff, demands cuts to ICE, CBP in DHS bill

Members from Indivisible Baltimore met with staffers from Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger at his DC office yesterday to urge him to vote against any increase in spending to ICE and CBP in the new DHS appropriations bill. Congressman Ruppersberger is a member of the House Appropriations Committee and a member of the DHS Appropriations sub-committee. We … Continue reading IB meets with Ruppersberger staff, demands cuts to ICE, CBP in DHS bill

At town hall, Sarbanes agrees to sign #NoFossilFuelMoney pledge, Ruppersberger does not

In a meeting with Congressman Ruppersberger on March 5th, and most recently at a town hall in Towson focused on climate change, members from Indivisible Baltimore pressed Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger to make the #NoFossilFuelMoney pledge, which would obligate him to refuse any campaign contributions from fossil fuel companies, including Exelon Corporation here in Maryland. In … Continue reading At town hall, Sarbanes agrees to sign #NoFossilFuelMoney pledge, Ruppersberger does not

Indivisible groups press Cummings, Ruppersberger, and Sarbanes to endorse Green New Deal

Over the past two weeks local Indivisible groups including Indivisible Baltimore and Indivisible Towson have been meeting with Congressional staffers for Congressmen Cummings, Ruppersberger, and Sarbanes in an effort to get the three Congressmen to endorse the Green New Deal - an ambitious climate change agenda that seeks to combine aggressive federal funding towards investments … Continue reading Indivisible groups press Cummings, Ruppersberger, and Sarbanes to endorse Green New Deal

Indivisible groups meet with Ruppersberger to discuss Kate’s Law and DACA

Members from Indivisible Baltimore, Indivisible Towson, and Indivisible Howard County along with representatives from CASA de Maryland met with Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger yesterday in his DC office. He spoke candidly, and at length, on his vote for Kate's Law and his position on DACA and the Dream Act. We began the meeting by thanking the Congressman … Continue reading Indivisible groups meet with Ruppersberger to discuss Kate’s Law and DACA

Van Hollen speaks with Indivisibles at Baltimore office grand opening

Yesterday, several members of Indivisible Baltimore attended the grand opening of Senator Van Hollen's Baltimore region office. They spoke with members of Van Hollen's staff including Joan Kleinman (state director), Chuck Conner (Baltimore regional director), and Brent Girard (community outreach), many who work in the DC or Rockville offices. They also spoke at length with Senator Van Hollen … Continue reading Van Hollen speaks with Indivisibles at Baltimore office grand opening

Indivisible Baltimore meets with Van Hollen’s new Baltimore office to discuss Trumpcare

Today, Indivisible Baltimore met with Chuck Conner, the regional director for Senator Van Hollen's newly opened Baltimore office in Station North. We discussed the importance of the ACA for all Americans, how unpopular the Trumpcare is with the public, and how worried and anxious people are that Republicans may succeed in repealing the ACA. We asked Mr. Conner to … Continue reading Indivisible Baltimore meets with Van Hollen’s new Baltimore office to discuss Trumpcare

Congressman Sarbanes visits Indivisible Towson

Congressman John Sarbanes (MD-3) dropped by Indivisible Towson's meeting this evening to discuss a range of issues including by resisting Trump the old-fashioned way: through the ballot box. Members from Indivisible Towson spent the afternoon canvassing the area against a Baltimore County bill which requires that county correctional facilities participate in federal program 287(g), aiding … Continue reading Congressman Sarbanes visits Indivisible Towson