Letters from Ben

Capital Wheel, National Harbor, Maryland

These are regular letters to constituents about what's happening in Maryland, nationally and around the world. Beginning as a way to share information during the COVID-19 pandemic, they have become a must-read for Marylanders to connect happenings in our nation's capital to daily life.


Dear Fellow Marylanders, Myrna and I have lived in our home since 1993. We have welcomed countless family and friends and watched our granddaughters grow in this house. Our neighborhood is a community we treasure. For us, like so many families, our house is more than a physical structure but a sanctuary of comfort and solace, brimming with cherished memories. It truly is a place to belong. As more Americans are living longer, more are choosing to make their home a central part of their retirement plans. They want to stay and receive health care in their home. Whether you’re a senior preparing for retirement or a young adult who may need to care for an aging family member, home health...

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Dear Fellow Marylanders, We should all be proud of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) that represented our nation at the 2023 FIFA World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Each one of the 23 women who were a part of the team trained hard and played hard. Is...

Ethics Matter

Dear Fellow Marylanders, Ethics matter. Integrity and trust matter. These ideals are not Democratic or Republican, but nonpartisan values that allow our society to function. As a United States Senator, a former United States Representative, and past member of the...

Capital Wheel, National Harbor, Maryland