Feldman Introduces Forward-Thinking Health Insurance Down Payment Legislation

Joined by healthcare advocacy organizations as part of the Maryland Citizens Health Initiative, Senate Finance Committee Vice Chairman Brian Feldman (District 15 – Montgomery) shared details Wednesday of legislation he’s sponsored to establish a health insurance down payment plan for Maryland citizens. Entitled the Protect Maryland Health Care Act of 2019, Senate Bill 802 would […]

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Senate Democrats Seek to Expand Environmental Protections, Reduce Polystyrene Use

In a Tuesday afternoon hearing of the Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee, Senator Cheryl Kagan (District 17 – Montgomery) today presented legislation (Senate Bill 285) that would prohibit the sale of polystyrene food service products in Maryland’s restaurants, food service businesses, and schools. A plastic product used in cups and other food containers, […]

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Maryland Senate Moves to Establish Black History Month Curriculum

In an attempt to better recognize the contributions of renowned historical pioneers and one-time Marylanders Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass, the Maryland Senate on Friday unanimously cosponsored legislation introduced by Senator Melony Griffith (District 25- Prince George’s County) requiring Maryland public schools to devote class time to the celebration of both Tubman and Douglass. The […]

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Rosapepe Unveils Consumer Protection Legislation

Joined by United States Senator Chris Van Hollen, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, Senator Susan Lee (District 16 – Montgomery), and Delegate Ned Carey (District 31A – Anne Arundel), Senator Jim Rosapepe (District 21 – Prince George’s and Anne Arundel) today introduced legislation designed to protect Marylanders from Wall Street abuses and to implement the […]

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