Cheryl Kagan | Maryland State Senator - District 17
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Coming soon… Transportation updates, new laws, music, and more! (June 7, 2017)

Dear Friend: While Governor Hogan signed all of my legislation (details below), he notably vetoed the earned sick leave bill that would have helped more than 700,000 Marylanders. Dismayed by his decision, I hope we override the veto when the Senate next[...]

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2017 Legislative Wrap-Up (April 18, 2017)

April 18, 2017 Dear Friend:   For the third year, I have had the honor of representing District 17 (Gaithersburg and Rockville) in the Maryland State Senate. Thanks for writing, emailing, tweeting, visiting, and calling my office during the legislative[...]

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Tick Tock Toward Adjournment… (April 6, 2017)

April 6, 2017 Dear Friend:   In these final hours before we adjourn Monday at midnight, the pace is a bit frantic. In addition to my legislation and key progressive priorities, we will be debating vetoes by Governor Hogan. Funding[...]

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The Home Stretch: Less than 2 weeks to go… (March 30, 2017)

March 30, 2017 Dear Friend:   As we approach the end of Session, I have been wrapping up my legislative agenda and working on important statewide priorities. Making Progress on My Legislative Agenda After success in the Senate, I presented[...]

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Exciting News: Prestigious Award & Big Victories! (March 23, 2017)

March 23, 2017 Dear Friend:   It is incredibly gratifying to celebrate legislative victories and receive recognition for my work! You can read more and be in touch to share your thoughts… Making Big Strides in the Senate So far,[...]

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Staying Busy in Mid-February! (February 17, 2017)

February 17, 2017   Dear Friend:   I hope you had a happy Valentine’s Day. I “celebrated” with the Senate Finance Committee by presenting two of my major legislative initiatives on Tuesday.  Key Legislation in the Senate Finance Committee!  [...]

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Bringing a ‘Taste of District 17’ to Annapolis (February 2, 2017)

February 2, 2017 Dear Friend: Thanks to everyone who joined us for District 17 Night in Annapolis. Your Delegates and I were glad to host you on Monday evening. If you missed it, you can read a bit and try[...]

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Consumers, Community, & Crossover! (March 15, 2017)

March 15, 2017 Dear Friend: I hope you stayed warm & dry during this week’s storm! With the end of session approaching, there are no snow days in Annapolis– the General Assembly has been hard at work this week. The[...]

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Discrimination… & Scary Consequences (March 7, 2017)

March 7, 2017 Dear Friend: While Washington is focused on Russian involvement in our elections; repeal of the much-needed Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare"); and unsubstantiated accusations against former President Obama, we here in Annapolis are getting things done![...]

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“Marching” Forward Together (February 28, 2017)

February 28, 2017 Dear Friend: With the unseasonably warm weather we've had recently, it's hard to believe that we are still in the midst of winter! Legislative hearings and debates have continued as we passed the halfway point of the session. Read[...]

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