Today, Maryland citizens, activists, and lawmakers joined together to denounce the hate speech, bigotry and regressive actions of the Trump administration. Our message was loud and clear: Democratic lawmakers will do everything in their power to prevent backwards progress in the state. The gathering implored fellow lawmakers, in Annapolis, to discredit policies and actions that […]
This past week, Senator Ron Young, of Frederick County, proposed legislation allowing for students to refuse participation in animal dissections. The legislation would require schools boards of each district, both public and nonpublic, to send notices to schools about certain policies, terms, and regulations relating to the student’s choice in refusal. Senator Young concludes that this […]
On Wednesday, January 25th, seniors from across the state came to Annapolis, to hear about legislative issues in the 2017 General Assembly Session. The meeting started with a speech from Senate President Mike Miller, on the importance of protecting and advocating for our seniors.
Monday, January 23rd, representatives from various communities across our state gathered in Annapolis to rally for one cause- earned sick leave. Spokespeople on behalf of faith based, business, workers rights and many other factions each shared the podium to express what House Bill number 1 meant to them. Among these advocates was Senator Thomas “Mac” […]
By Pamela Wood A Sate Senator who is considering a run for Baltimore County executive wants to prevent developers from giving campaign donations to county candidates. Sen. Jim Brochin, a Democrat from Towson, plans to introduce legislation in the General Assembly as a way to end what he calls “pay-to-play” developer contributions. Brochin announced details […]