• Commuting to Congress: Episode 16

    In this week's Commuting to Congress, John Sarbanes talks about Climate Change and how that is a fight we can win.

  • Connecting the Dots: Big Money and the Environment

    Click here to see the infographic about big money and the environment. 

  • Must Reads: Week of September 21st

    A Montgomery County campaign finance bill empowers small donors
    Washington Post 

    Zephyr Teachout interview on The Daily Show 


  • Connecting the Dots: Big Money and Working Families

  • Must Reads: Week of September 14th

    Is Washington The Only Place Where Campaign Finance Is A Partisan Issue?
    Huffington Post 

    Corporate Money In Politics: 1 Million Comments Flood SEC Over Political Spending Proposal
    International Business Times 

  • On the Street Interviews Part 2

    On-the-street Interviews with John Sarbanes Round 2


  • Commuting to Congress: Episode 15

    In this episode of Commuting to Congress, Congressman Sarbanes reviews the last 3 weeks of July. He explains votes on legislation regarding: student loan counseling, funding for the Veterans Affairs Department, highway transportation funding, and immigration reform. Finally he discusses the current situation between Israel and Hamas.

  • Commuting to Congress: Episode 14

    In this week's episode Congressman Sarbanes discusses his experience with the MyVoice Campaign, Dr. Zarr's work in "Rx for Outdoor Activity", the lawsuit against the President, and how the falling uninsured rates are showing the success of the Affordable Care Act.

  • Commuting to Congress: Episode 13

    The weekly round up for the weeks of June 16th and June 23rd include insights into the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, North American Energy Infrastructure Act, Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act, Lowing Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America that Works Act of 2014, and the Customer Protection and End User Relief Act.



  • Map Your Facebook Friends

    Map your Facebook friends for the MyVoice Campaign and earn a $10 Amazon gift card for every 20 friends you map.

    Use our new tool to map your friends who live in Maryland's 3rd District. If you have friends who are registered to vote in the 3rd District (which is made up of parts of Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Anne Arundel County, Howard County, and Eastern Montgomery County) then you could earn a $10 gift card for every 20 friends you map. 

    Click here to get started by logging into the system using Facebook. 

  • Primary Election Victory

    TOWSON – U.S. Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) released the following statement this evening on his victory in Maryland’s Democratic primary election for the third Congressional district:

  • Commuting to Congress: Episode 12

    Commuting to Congress for the week of June 9th, 2014. 
    This week in Congress we voted on the NASA Authorization Act of 2014, the Veterans Access to Care Act, the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act, and a few bills regarding tax extensions.
    In DC we had a campaign finance event that involved representatives of various faith traditions. They spoke about how getting money out of politics and reducing the influence of big money on government is a moral imperative. 

  • The Gazette Profile on the MyVoice Campaign

    Be sure to check out the profile in The Gazette about the MyVoice Campaign in Maryland's 3rd District!

    Click here to read the profile.


  • House Party in Silver Spring

    On Monday June 9th at 7pm there will be a house party in the Silver Spring area. 

    Come out and to hear more about the Government By the People Act and the MyVoice Campaign! 

    Monday June 9th 2014
    7pm - 8:30pm
    Silver Spring

    Click here to RSVP

  • Commuting to Congress: Episode 11

    Commuting to Congress for the week of May 26th, 2014. 
    This week Congress, because of the anniversary of Tiananmen Square, urged the government of China to respect the freedom of assembly. We also voted on the CJS Act and passed the Intelligence Authorization Act for 2014/2015.

    Other news this week includes General Shinseki resigning from the VA because of the scandal involving wait time for our veterans and the President announcing the draw down of troops in Afghanistan.

    In the 3rd District I was able to attend the Health Harbor Report Card event.

  • Commuting to Congress: Episode 10

    Commuting to Congress for the week of May 19th, 2014. 
    This week in Congress we voted on a number of bills including the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, a bill to address the wait time issues at the VA, the USA Freedom Act, and the National Defense Authorization Act. Listen to the full podcast to hear my insights on each bill and why I voted for or against the bill.

  • Commuting to Congress: Episode 9

    Congressman John Sarbanes recaps the week of May 5, 2014. He discusses the House leadership’s continued focus on the IRS and the establishment of a select committee to further investigate the terrorist attack in Benghazi. He also focuses on the bipartisan bill regarding charter school funding, the Supreme Court ruling regarding legislative prayers, the White House’s report regarding climate change, and testimony he heard regarding ACA premiums being paid.

  • Commuting to Congress: Episode 8

    This week on Commuting to Congress, Congressman John Sarbanes discusses the two appropriations bills that passed in the House last week, a bill that will create a 100th anniversary commemorative coin for the National Parks Service, activities surrounding the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, and the Senate hearing where Justice John Paul Stevens spoke about his concerns about how big money is affecting our campaigns and affecting how government works.

  • Earth Day

    Happy Earth Day!

    How did you spend your Earth Day? I went seining with some students from Sandy Spring Friends School!

  • Commuting to Congress: Episode 7

    Congressman John Sarbanes discusses the Supreme Court's decision regarding the McCutcheon case, and its implications.