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Annapolis Update: March 23, 2015

Wednesday, March 25th, is Maryland Day.  It was 381 years ago that two ships– the Ark and the Dove– left England to form a new colony on behalf of Lord Baltimore and his investors.  The treacherous journey for the two[...]

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Annapolis Update: March 16, 2015

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all of my Irish (and Irish-for-a-day) friends and neighbors!  If you are seeking a delicious way to celebrate, check out my Chief of Staff’s favorite Shepherd’s Pie recipe.    Fiscal Overview  Maryland’s operating budget is roughly[...]

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Annapolis Update: March 9, 2015

It looks like Old Man Winter has finally decided to give us a break.  I hope this week’s update finds you well and enjoying the return of sunshine. Campaigns… and Campaign Finance Reform: After last week’s announcement by U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski that she[...]

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Annapolis Update: March 2, 2015

[As I prepare to push “send” on this email, Sen. Barbara Mikulski announced her retirement.  I wanted to share my admiration and deepest gratitude for her 44 years of service to our state and our country!] We have arrived at[...]

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Annapolis Update: February 22, 2015

I hope you have been able to stay warm and safe with all the recent snow and frigid temperatures.   First, I’d like to remind you to come to our District 17 Night in Annapolis TOMORROW (Monday, February 23rd) at 5:30[...]

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Annapolis Update: February 15, 2015

Things are really picking up in my committee as well as with the bills I am sponsoring.  In the Senate  Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee (EHEA), we have considered legislation including whether to legalize home births with midwives; requiring[...]

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Annapolis Update: February 9, 2015

The 90-day legislative session is nearly one-third done, and I thought I’d write with an update. State of the State: Unexpectedly Divisive Last week’s highlight (or lowlight) was Governor Larry Hogan’s first “State of the State” address before a joint session[...]

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Annapolis Update: February 2, 2015

It’s Monday, the beginning of my third full week of service in the Maryland State Senate on behalf of the residents of Rockville and Gaithersburg. Swearing In New Legislators and A New Governor With 69 new legislators joining the General[...]

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