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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Maryland Senate Celebrates Read Across America Day

Joined by education advocates from the Maryland State Education Association, Friday saw the annual celebration of Read Across America Day in the Maryland General Assembly. The annual tradition is truly a highlight of the legislative session as the famous children’s icon the Cat in the Hat comes to the Senate and House Chambers to visit […]

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