October 30, 2019

News from the House

In the past five months since her election, House Speaker Adrienne Jones has taken a steadfast and thoughtful approach to laying the foundation for her time as Speaker of the House of Delegates. She recently announced new leadership appointments. I a...

October 24, 2019

Fun to spend time with my Senator tonight Katie Fry Hester, Maryland Senate D9 at the Maryland LCV Awards dinner tonight. We have a lot of work to do, but it was good to celebrate the accomplishments for the environment made this year by the General Assembly....

October 15, 2019

As part of an Economic Matters Committee tour today, I visited a six year old distillery in St. Michael’s, one of only a few in Maryland owned by a woman, Lyon Distilling Company.

Just four years ago, there were only a handful of craft distilleries and now there are 30...

March 25, 2019

Happy Maryland Day! Our state turns 385 today. Here are some upcoming Maryland Day celebrations and events: http://ow.ly/3YPD30obmS4

February 12, 2019

At the 25th Annual Speaker’s Society Dinner tonight, I met some real women trailblazers in the House of Delegates. Elizabeth Smith was first elected in 1974 and served for 20 years. Eileen Rehrmann was first elected in 1983 and went on to become Harford County Executiv...

February 9, 2019

Yesterday’s eight hour hearing on raising the minimum wage brought up some challenging issues. Some organizations that care for vulnerable people and depend on Medicaid reimbursement ( which would be lower than the proposed wage) are concerned they will not have worker...

February 7, 2019

We are hearing the minimum wage bill today in the Economic Matters committee in the House. Hallways are packed with people on all sides of the issue. You can watch online. #Working4MD #MDGA19

January 31, 2019

Had a great meeting with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in Americaand will cosponsor the bill to ban 3D guns in Maryland. Thank you to the dedicated @MomsDemandAction - MD #working4MD

January 30, 2019

Today was the State of the State address. The senate and house of delegates heard from the Governor and then a reception was held afterward at the Governor’s mansion. While there will be some disagreements on policy, a great number of things we all agree on and there i...

September 17, 2018

I ended Saturday by attending the Ganesh Festival in Ellicott City hosted by BaltimoreMarathimandal Such a beautiful culture and I even got a henna tattoo from one of the expert henna artists! So happy to celebrate on Saturday.

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