Share

Press Releases

Browse Documents
by Date or Issue:
  • House Intelligence Committee Passes FY14 and FY 15 Intelligence Authorization Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2014 | Preview rr

    For Immediate Release Contact: Susan Phalen (Rogers) May 22, 2014 Susan.Phalen@mail.house.gov Allison Getty (Ruppersberger) Allison.Getty@mail.house.gov Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence passed legislation authorizing U.S. intelligence activities for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015. The bill included and built upon provisions from the FY14 bill, which the Committee previously approved by voice vote in November 2013. The bill and classified annex also contain provisions autho... Read more

  • Ranking Member Ruppersberger Floor Statement on the USA Freedom Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2014 | Preview rr

    For Immediate Release Contact: Allison Getty May 22, 2014 202-225-7690 allison.getty@mail.house.gov Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), Ranking Member on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, delivered the following statement on the House Floor regarding the USA Freedom Act. Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I rise in strong support of the USA FREEDOM Act. I yield myself as much time as I may consume. On May 8th, the House Intelligence Committee passed out of Committee the biparti... Read more

  • Ranking Ruppersberger Opening Statement for Mark Up of FY 15 Intelligence Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2014 | Preview rr

    For Immediate Release Contact: Allison Getty May 22, 2014 202-225-7690 allison.getty@mail.house.gov Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), Ranking Member on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, delivered the following statement at the House Intelligence Committee’s mark up of the FY 15 Intelligence Authorization Act. “Before us today is the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 and 2015. As the Chairman said, this bill before us combines the tables from the F... Read more

  • Ruppersberger and Rogers Call Chinese Indictment an “Important First Step”
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2014 | Preview rr

    For Immediate Release Contact: Susan Phalen (Rogers) May 19, 2014 Susan.Phalen@mail.house.gov Allison Getty (Ruppersberger) Allison.Getty@mail.house.gov House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger praised the indictment by a U.S. Grand Jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania of five Chinese military hackers for computer hacking and economic espionage directed at six American companies. “These charges are an important first ste... Read more

  • House Intelligence Committee Advances Bill to End Bulk Collection of Metadata
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2014 | Preview rr

    For Immediate Release Contact: Susan Phalen (Rogers) May 08, 2014 Susan.Phalen@mail.house.gov Allison Getty (Ruppersberger) Allison.Getty@mail.house.gov This morning the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence advanced H.R. 3361, the USA Freedom Act. Similar to the FISA Transparency and Modernization Act introduced by Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member Ruppersberger in March, the amended USA Freedom Act ends the bulk collection of telephone metadata while preserving an important co... Read more

  • RM Ruppersberger Opening Statement for HPSCI Mark up of the USA Freedom Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2014 | Preview rr

    For Immediate Release Contact: Allison Getty May 8, 2014 202-225-7690 allison.getty@mail.house.gov Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), Ranking Member on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, delivered the following opening statement at the Committee’s mark up of the USA Freedom Act on May 8, 2014. “Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Through your leadership, we on this Committee continue to take on the toughest problems facing the country and we continue to work together to do what... Read more

  • House Permanent Select Committee to Markup Bill to End Bulk Metadata Collection
    Posted in Press Releases on May 5, 2014 | Preview rr

    For Immediate Release Contact: May 5, 2014 Susan Phalen (majority) 202-225-4121 Susan.phalen@mail.house.gov Allison Getty (minority) 202-225-7690 Allison.getty@mail.house.gov On Thursday morning, the House Intelligence Committee will mark up bipartisan legislation that ends bulk collection of telephone metadata by the government. The bipartisan FISA Transparency and Modernization Act of 2014, H.R. 4291, introduced by Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, is cosponsore... Read more

  • Rogers, Ruppersberger Applaud Senate Intelligence Committee Progress on Cybersecurity Information Sharing Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2014 | Preview rr

    April 30, 2014 Contact: Susan.Phalen@mail.house.gov (Rogers) Allison.Getty@mail.house.gov (Ruppersberger) Rogers, Ruppersberger Applaud Senate Intelligence Committee Progress on Cybersecurity Information Sharing Bill House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today issued the following statement on the forward movement in the U.S. Senate on cybersecurity information sharing legislation: “We applaud the work the Senate Intelligence Committee has ... Read more

  • House Intelligence Leadership Introduces Legislation to End NSA Bulk Telephone Metadata Program While Preserving Counterterrorism Capability
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2014 | Preview rr

    For Immediate Release Contact: Kelsey Knight (Rogers) March 25, 2014 Kelsey.Knight@mail.house.gov (202-225-4121) Allison.Getty@mail.house.gov (Ruppersberger) Allison.Getty@mail.house.gov (202-225-7690) House Intelligence Leadership Introduces Legislation to End NSA Bulk Telephone Metadata Program While Preserving Counterterrorism Capability Chairman Mike Rogers (R-MI) and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) today introduced the FISA Transparency and Modernization Act of 2014. The bipa... Read more

  • Ranking Member Ruppersberger Statement on Situation in Ukraine
    Posted in Press Releases on March 5, 2014 | Preview rr

    For Immediate Release Contact: Allison Getty March 3, 2014 202-225-7690 allison.getty@mail.house.gov Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), Ranking Member on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement regarding the situation in Ukraine. “The crisis in Ukraine continues to grow worse by the day. Russia has chosen to exploit Ukraine as it endures a leadership change. Thousands of Russian troops have occupied the southern Ukrainian region of Crimea,... Read more