Cheryl Kagan | Maryland State Senator - District 17
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Heating Up As Hearings Start (Jan. 19, 2016)

The 2016 legislative session started last week.  It was fun to return to the whirlwind of the Senate, reconnecting with colleagues.  But the celebration didn’t last long.  Now it’s time to get back to work!   Honoring Dr. King As[...]

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Preparing to Begin! (Jan. 12, 2016)

After a busy interim, I am preparing for the beginning of the legislative session tomorrow at noon. My staff and I have been hard at work to guarantee that the 2016 session will be successful for Gaithersburg, Rockville, Montgomery County,[...]

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Working For You: October 18, 2015

October 18, 2015 Happy Autumn! I hope you had an enjoyable summer.  I took a little bit of time off, but I mostly continued to work on behalf of the residents of Rockville and Gaithersburg. 2016 Legislative Priorities Senator Kagan[...]

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NEW Meeting Space, Scholarships, Constituent Service & More: September 2, 2015

Some people think that the heat and humidity of a Maryland summer slows things down a bit.  That definitely did not happen for me or my staff!  We have been very hard at work on behalf of the people of[...]

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Looking Forward… and Back: June 24, 2015

 Dear Friends: A year ago today, I won my hotly contested campaign for State Senate.  Since then, we have accomplished much together.  From increasing Maryland’s organ donation rates to mandating fertility parity for married lesbian couples; and from securing much-needed funding[...]

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Another Victory to Celebrate: June 2, 2015

Did you hear the exciting news?  Governor Larry Hogan announced that he will allow my “Fertility Parity” bill to become law, which will provide equal coverage for married lesbian couples!  In addition, we enacted my Organ Donation Act; provided funding for[...]

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Sine Die/End of Session Annapolis Report: April 17, 2015

As you may know, I just wrapped up my first session in the Maryland State Senate.  Thank you for the honor of serving District 17, Rockville and Gaithersburg.  The past 90 days in Annapolis have been busy and filled with[...]

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Annapolis Report: April 13, 2015

Sine Die (Adjournment)! Today is the last day of the 2015 Legislative Session.  Tonight, at midnight, Senate President Mike Miller and House Speaker Mike Busch will bang their gavels one final time, and the 90-session will come to a close.  Sine[...]

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Annapolis Update: April 6, 2015

  Whether you celebrated Easter or the start of Passover, I hope you enjoyed a lovely weekend with family and friends.  Last week was especially meaningful for me as I welcomed my Rabbi, Adam Raskin of Congregation Har Shalom, as[...]

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Annapolis Update: March 30, 2015

Chag Sameach/Happy Passover!  I hope that those of you who will be observing this  Jewish holiday of freedom will find time for a Seder with family and friends to reflect on the significance these upcoming eight days represent. Budget Passes[...]

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