I attended a very moving vigil for Tree of Life at Beth Shalom Congregation tonight. Faith leaders of all faiths from around the county joined together and a candle was lit for each victim of the tragedy as their names were read. 700 people squeezed into the main room and an overflow room. People lined the walls and sat in the aisles. At the end of the vigil the Rabbi told us that there were several hundred more people outside the building. A very moving moment when we exited
Howard County Muslim Council GOTV rally this morning started with a moment of silence for our Jewish brothers and sisters. As Senator Ben Cardin and Calvin Ball said so eloquently, we must all root out hate in our deeds and in our words and bring this country together. #Vote Howard County Muslim Council (HCMC)
It’s the night before Early Vote, a time to reflect how far we have come. I want to extend a big thank you to Sean Ford and Jennifer Silver Cavey for being the dream team of fieldwork in 9B. They do the blocking and tackling of the campaign, they make sure we have boots on the ground, turfs to knock, signs to place, and voters to call. I absolutely could not do this without this #dreamteam and all of our dedicated volunteers. Thank you and let’s finish strong! David Ryan Buff
The cost of prescription drugs is out of control, and now makes up 1/3 of the cost of healthcare. People should not have to choose between life saving drugs and feeding their families. I support the creation of a Maryland Prescription Affordability Board and will fight to make high cost prescription drugs more affordable for Marylanders.
Thank you Emily's List - a fierce advocacy organization for women and girls, for your endorsement. "Courtney Watson will be a fierce advocate for stronger, safer communities for Maryland families and EMILY's List is proud to stand with her," said Geri Prado, senior director of state and local campaigns at EMILY's List.
October 2018 Why Courtney? Comptroller Peter Franchot's words are humbling, and his support reflects on my history of carefully monitoring public budgets and making sure tax dollars are spent wisely. Thank you Comptroller Franchot! Issue Spotlight Out of Control Prescription Drug Costs When I knock on doors, I hear a lot about the high cost of prescription drugs. Stories of people working well into their 70s just to be able to afford their prescriptions are not uncommon, and
Knock on doors w/us this Saturday, 10/6 in Ellicott City for @courtneywatson1 @katiefryhester & the Dem Courthouse Team: Rich Gibson, Marcus Harris, Byron Macfarlane & Wayne Robey for their Day of Action! We are partnering w/@katiefryhester's Working Women Canvass. Sign up here: ow.ly/DZwM30m4s4y