Daily Archives: March 4, 2019

Carter Seeks Study on Establishment of Regional Transportation Authority

In a Thursday afternoon hearing of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, Senator Jill Carter (District 41 – Baltimore City) detailed her legislation (Senate Bill 630) that would authorize the Maryland General Assembly to contract with a transportation consultant to study the feasibility of establishing a regional transportation authority in the State and surrounding areas. […]

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Maryland Senate Women’s History Month Celebration Series: Remembering Senator Mary Watters Risteau (1890-1978)

When considering women who broke ground in Annapolis, it’s hard to find anyone who accomplished more firsts than did Senator Mary Watters Risteau. Elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1921 and to the Maryland Senate in 1935, Risteau was the first woman to serve in either chamber. Not just electorally, but also bureaucratically, […]

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