Monthly Archives: January 2019

General Assembly Democrats Respond to State of the State Address

Maryland Senate Democrats responded to the annual State of the State Address from Governor Larry Hogan noting stark contrasts in their legislative agendas and clear differences in their overall priorities. The approximately 29-minute address from Hogan primarily centered on eight different tax cut proposals and ways that he believes the state has changed under his […]

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Maryland General Assembly Leaders Detail 2019 Priorities

In a Tuesday morning press conference, the Democratic leadership of the Maryland General Assembly including Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. and House Speaker Mike Busch laid out an ambitious 2019 legislative agenda designed to build and boost Maryland’s middle class. The primary focus of the agenda centers on policy changes for prescription drugs, […]

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Maryland Lawmakers Hear Impacts of Federal Government Shutdown

In an over two hour Monday afternoon briefing, the Joint Committee on Federal Relations heard from state residents and representatives of both the federal and state government regarding the results of the 35-day partial federal government shutdown. Highlighting the consequences faced by impacted workers as well as potential strain on essential services, the briefing was […]

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