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2019 Senate Session Highlights – Senator Pamela Beidle

The 2019 General Assembly Session ended at midnight on April 9th, capping an eventful first session in the Senate for Senator Pamela Beidle (District 32 – Anne Arundel). In her first legislative session as Senator after three successful terms in the House of Delegates, Beidle would be involved with some seventy-four pieces of legislation and […]

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2019 Senate Session Highlights – Senator Malcolm Augustine

The 2019 General Assembly Session ended at midnight on April 9th, capping an eventful first session for Senator Malcolm Augustine (District 47 – Prince George’s). In his first legislative session as Senator, Augustine would be directly involved with some sixty-six pieces of legislation and serve as the lead sponsor of six varied and interesting bills […]

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Session Adjourns, Senate Democrats Highlight Key Victories for Working Families

The 90-Day Maryland General Assembly Session adjourned at midnight and Democratic Senators were able to celebrate successes on key priority policies for working families including holding down health insurance and prescription costs, creating jobs, raising Maryland’s minimum wage, reducing childcare costs, reducing college tuition costs, reducing taxes for seniors, cleaning up Maryland’s environment, and increasing […]

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Senate Mourns Maryland’s Speaker

The typical jovial Sine Die atmosphere of the Maryland General Assembly was subdued on Monday morning as legislators returned for the final day of the legislative session upon news of the passing of Maryland House Speaker Mike Busch (D-District 30A. Busch passed away on Sunday at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore after […]

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Senate Moves to Create Prescription Drug Affordability Board

A Friday vote saw Maryland Senators pass legislation that creates a statewide prescription drug affordability board to better monitor state drug prices. Senate Bill 759 from Senate President Pro Tempore Katherine Klausmeier (District 8 – Baltimore County) creates transparency in prescription drug pricing formulas and seeks to provide an avenue to make drugs more affordable […]

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