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REMINDER: Baltimore City Night In Annapolis TONIGHT

Posted by Matt on February 23, 2015  |   Comments Off on REMINDER: Baltimore City Night In Annapolis TONIGHT

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Maggie’s Legislative Update: February 20, 2015

Posted by Matt on February 20, 2015  |   Comments Off on Maggie’s Legislative Update: February 20, 2015

Friends,

I hope you’re staying warm this weekend and are prepared for tomorrow’s expected snow. Here is what is happening in Annapolis and around Baltimore:

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Maggie’s Legislative Update: February 7, 2015

Posted by Matt on February 7, 2015  |   Comments Off on Maggie’s Legislative Update: February 7, 2015

Friends,

It was a busy week in Annapolis as I chaired my first bill hearings with the Appropriations committee, we started working through proposed budgets for our state agencies, and Governor Hogan delivered his first state of the state address. I was disappointed in the governor’s speech, which seemed directly at odds with his many calls for bipartisanship. However, I remain hopeful that his administration and the legislature can work together moving forward and find solutions to our state’s most pressing problems.

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Maggie’s Legislative Update: January 30, 2015

Posted by Matt on January 30, 2015  |   Comments Off on Maggie’s Legislative Update: January 30, 2015

Friends,

Can you believe January is already coming to a close? The last few weeks have been especially busy for me as I acclimate myself to my new position with the Appropriations Committee and read through Governor Hogan’s newly-proposed budget.

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Maggie’s Legislative Update – January 24, 2015

Posted by Matt on January 24, 2015  |   Comments Off on Maggie’s Legislative Update – January 24, 2015

Friends,
Budget Book

On Thursday, Governor Hogan presented to the legislative leadership the broad outlines of his Fiscal Year 2016 budget. The details were released Friday, and I look forward to being able to share more details about the budget with you in my next update. In his inaugural address, the governor said “our state government must provide essential services” and I completely agree. For me and my colleagues in the General Assembly, “essential services” includes strong public schools, affordable higher education, access to health care for seniors and the disabled, and a continuing commitment to support the working and middle-class families of Maryland. Continue Reading…