Updates

  • Government By the People Act Statement | Friends of John Sarbanes

    Above is my statement on the House floor regarding the Government By the People Act (HR 20).

    In early February of this year, I introduced the Government By the People Act with over 125 original co-sponsors.  If enacted, this legislation will create a new way of funding Congressional campaigns that reduces the influences of big-money donors and special interests and instead lifts up the voices of ordinary Americans.

  • Happy Valentine's Day!

    Happy Valentines Day! I saw this image and wanted to say I'm proud to support equal pay for equal work, paid family and medical leave, and high quality child care. Because when women succeed, America succeeds!

  • 28th Amendment Rally

    28th Amendment Rally

    Congressman Sarbanes at the 28th Amendment Rally in Annapolis, MD

  • Government By the People Act Introduction

    Government By the People Act Introduction, February 5, 2014

    Congressman John Sarbanes' Government By the People Act (HR 20) will raise the voices of everyday people in our political process.

  • Commuting to Congress: Episode 5

    Transcript

  • Telework finds growing foothold at federal agencies

    Be sure to read this recent article in the Baltimore Sun explaining the benefits of telework, which is possible because of the 2010 Telework Enhancement Act that I authored.

  • Marching in the New Hampshire Rebellion

    Marching in the New Hampshire Rebellion

    Congressman Sarbanes marches in the New Hampshire Rebellion

  • 2013 Recap

  • Commuting to Congress: Episode 4

    Transcript

  • Mount Washington Kick Off

    Mount Washington Kick Off

    Last night I kicked off the MyVoice Campaign in the Mount Washington area. We had a great turn out and I am very excited to see how the Mount Washington team tackles the MyVoice challenege. 

    If you would like to host a house party to help kick off the My Voice Campagin in your area please contact Kyle Evans at kyle@johnsarbanes.com or 410-847-9556.

  • Arbutus Kick Off

    Arbutus Kick Off

    Last night I kicked off the My Voice Campaign in the Arbutus area. We met up at Paul's resturant and the turnout was amazing. There were a lot of great questions and most people in attendance stepped up and became grassroots donors! Thank you for a great night Arbutus! 

    If you would like to host a house party to help kick off the My Voice Campagin in your area please contact Kyle Evans at kyle@johnsarbanes.com or 410-847-9556.

  • Olney Kick Off

    Olney Kick Off

    On Monday I kicked off the My Voice Campaign in the Olney area. There were a lot of great questions asked!

    If you would like to host a house party to help kick off the My Voice Campagin in your area please contact Kyle Evans at kyle@johnsarbanes.com or 410-847-9556.

  • Pikesville Kick Off

    Pikesville Kick Off

    Earlier this week I kicked off the My Voice Campaign in the Pikesville/Owings Mills area. There were a lot of great questions asked at this event and I was excited to see so many people stepping up to become grassroots donors!

    If you would like to host a house party to help kick off the My Voice Campagin in your area please contact Kyle Evans at kyle@johnsarbanes.com or 410-847-9556.

  • Huffington Post Profile of Sarbanes Campaign

    Huffington Post Profile of Sarbanes Campaign

    Click here to read the Huffington Post article that profiles my campaign's experiment in grassroots fundraising. 

    If you'd like to be part of the experiment you can become a grassroots donor by clicking here or you can sign the petition for the Grassroots Democracy Act by clicking here.

    Copyright Huffington Post 

  • Federal Hill Kick-Off

    Federal Hill Kick-Off

    Last night I kicked off the My Voice Campaign in the Federal Hill area. I'm happy to annouce that everyone who attended the event stepped up and became grassroots donors! We are off to a great start, keep up the good work Federal Hill!

    If you would like to host a house party to help kick off the My Voice Campagin in your area please contact Kyle Evans at kyle@johnsarbanes.com or 410-847-9556.

  • Silver Spring Kick Off

    Silver Spring Kick Off

    Last night I kicked off the My Voice Campaign in the Silver Spring area. There was an amazing turn out and those grassroots donor teams are now well on their way to achieving their $1000 goal. Below are some photos from the event.

    If you would like to host a house party to help kick off the My Voice Campagin in your area please contact Kyle Evans at kyle@johnsarbanes.com or 410-847-9556.

  • Burtonsville Grassroots Donor Kick-Off

    Burtonsville Grassroots Donor Kick-Off

    Last night we kicked of the Burtonsville area. We had a great turn out, it was nice to see new and old faces at the event. Thank you all for coming out! 

    Email Kyle Evans, our Volunteer Outreach Coordinator, if you would like to get involved with the project in the Burtonsville area! 

  • Towson Grassroots Donor Kick-Off

    Towson Grassroots Donor Kick-Off

    In late September we launched our efforts in the Towson area. There was a great crowd at this event, thanks in large part to our great host committee! 

    Email Kyle Evans, our Volunteer Outreach Coordinator, if you would like to get involved with the project in the Towson area! 

  • Odenton Grassroots Donor Kick-Off

    Odenton Grassroots Donor Kick-Off

    In late September we launched our efforts in the Odenton area. A big thanks to our hosts for pulling everyone together for thsi event!

    Email Kyle Evans, our Volunteer Outreach Coordinator, if you would like to get involved with the project in the Odenton area! 

  • On-the-street Interviews with John Sarbanes

    On-the-street Interviews with John Sarbanes

    Congressman Sarbanes interviews people at the Towson Spring Fair about their feelings about Congress and money in politics.

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