Ben proudly represents the people of Maryland in the U.S. Senate. He understands that creating jobs and growing our economy is paramount for our national recovery. He wants to ensure that the government works smarter and invests in core programs that will restore America’s competitive edge and help create jobs now and in the future. Ben works every day to make sure that the federal government is attentive to the issues of unique concern to the people who live and work in Maryland. He currently serves on the Senate Committees on Finance, Environment and Public Works, Budget, Small Business, and Foreign Relations.