October 12, 2014
Five Charts on Food Industry Influence
Monsanto's Money Modifies Politics
How Big Donors Affect Americans Politics: Letter to the Editor
The New York Times
October 6, 2014
Click here to see an infographic connecting the dots between big money and women's issues.
October 5, 2014
How Voter ID Laws Disproportionately Impact Women
League of Women Voters
September 29, 2014
Click here to see an infographic connecting the dots between big money and the ballot box.
September 28, 2014
Pelosi criticizes justices on early voting
The Washington Examiner
September 26, 2014
In this week's Commuting to Congress, John Sarbanes talks about Climate Change and how that is a fight we can win.
September 22, 2014
Click here to see the infographic about big money and the environment.
September 21, 2014
September 15, 2014
September 14, 2014
Corporate Money In Politics: 1 Million Comments Flood SEC Over Political Spending Proposal
International Business Times
September 4, 2014
August 8, 2014
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.
July 22, 2014
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.
July 17, 2014
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.
July 3, 2014
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.
June 24, 2014
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:
June 12, 2014
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.
June 6, 2014
Be sure to check out the profile in The Gazette about the MyVoice Campaign in Maryland's 3rd District!
June 2, 2014
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
May 29, 2014
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.