Monthly Archives: June 2019

Maryland Senate Presidents Series Senator Matthew Tilghman

Maryland’s Senate President and a revolutionary leader, Matthew Tilghman is one of Maryland’s most accomplished political leaders that many have never heard of. A friend of George Washington and one of the authors of Maryland’s first constitution, Tilghman held the most powerful offices in early Maryland and served as a leader who helped shape the […]

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Maryland Senate Presidents Series Senator Bill James

Maryland’s Senate President from 1963-1975, Harford County Senator William S. (Bill) James was a truly strong and capable leader for the Senate and for the State of Maryland. A farmer and lawyer by trade, James was known as an intellectual yet humble individual who rose to the top of Harford County legal circles quickly after […]

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Maryland Senate Pride Series Senator Mary Washington

As the Maryland Senate joins in annual Pride celebrations, there is no more fitting a current Senator to celebrate than Senator Mary Washington (D43-Baltimore City). Senator Washington has proudly taken her place as the first openly LGBT woman in the Maryland Senate. A Maryland resident since attending college at Johns Hopkins University in the early […]

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Maryland Senate Pride Series Senator Richard Madaleno

As the Maryland Senate joins in annual Pride celebrations, there is no better individual to honor than the first openly gay member of the Maryland General Assembly. That individual is former Maryland State Senator and current Montgomery County Budget Director Richard Madaleno. A Montgomery County resident since childhood, Madaleno grew up in Silver Spring and […]

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