Monthly Archives: October 2019

Montgomery County Celebration Senator Ida Ruben

A Maryland State Senator from January 14, 1987 to January 10, 2007, Senator Ida Ruben was a true leader for the body over her legislative tenure and a strong representative for Montgomery County. Senator Ruben would come to politics in the 1970s. After her husband Leonard (a sitting member of the House of Delegates at […]

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Miller Announces Decision to Step Away from Senate Presidency

In a Thursday afternoon press conference, President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. announced his decision to remain in the Maryland Senate but step away from the Senate Presidency in January 2020. Miller will remain a member of the Maryland Senate (representing the 27th legislative district) but leave the position of President, an office that he’s […]

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Montgomery County Celebration Senator Margaret Schweinhaut

A Senator, a Delegate, and a lifelong advocate for the interests of the elderly; Senator Margaret “Peg” Schweinhaut was a true forerunner for Maryland’s modern lawmakers and a strong representative for Montgomery County. Born in Washington D.C. in 1903, Schweinhaut would graduate from George Washington University and attend classes at the National University School of […]

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Montgomery County Celebration Senator Karen Montgomery

A member of the Maryland General Assembly for some thirteen years, Karen Montgomery would serve as a Maryland State Senator from 2011-2016, and a Maryland State Delegate from 2003-2011. Born in Middletown, New York, Montgomery, and her family would move to Maryland where she would graduate from Western High School in Baltimore. She’d go on […]

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Montgomery County Celebration Senator Roger Manno

A member of the Maryland General Assembly for some twelve years, Roger Manno would serve as a Maryland State Senator from 2011-2019, and a Maryland State Delegate from 2007-2011. Raised in New York, Manno would graduate from Hunter College (B.A.; Political Science) and Franklin Pierce Law Center (M.I.P., J.D.; Intellectual Property Law) before beginning his […]

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