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Testimony to Repeal Capital Punishment, February 14th, 2013

Annapolis, MD Chairman Vallario, Vice-Chair Dumais, Members of the Committee: As the Chief Executive of Baltimore City for 7 years, I watched our city become the most violent and addicted in America. I was very, very close to the pain, and suffering, and tragedy and was witness to horrendous crimes, violent crimes, murders, crimes against  Read the Rest…

My Son Jonathan, November 26th, 2012

By Lt. Governor Anthony Brown I became an adoptive parent 12 years ago when we brought my son, Jonathan, into our family. As we considered expanding our family through adoption, I had an overwhelming sense of the tremendous thing we were doing for this child. But upon bringing Jonathan home, we quickly learned the truth—that  Read the Rest…

Vigil with the Sikh Association of Baltimore, August 9th, 2012

As Prepared for Delivery Baltimore, MD To Jesse Singh, Davinder Singh, Rulda Singh, and Bhai Sahib Mangal Singh,…thank you for your leadership and compassion. And thank you to the clergy, elected officials, and members of the community who are here tonight to show your support and love. Coming Together As we come together in the  Read the Rest…

For the love of racing, May 18th, 2012

By Ashley Valis, Intergovernmental Affairs (and “lover of all things equestrian”) As Preakness Day draws closer, the excitement in Baltimore and, more specifically, around Pimlico Race Course is revving up. From college kids excited about their first trip to the infield, to women shopping for that perfect Preakness hat, Baltimore is abuzz with anticipation over the running of the  Read the Rest…

Workers’ Compensation – Medical Presumptions and Study (2012), March 1st, 2012

Maryland firefighters and related personnel risk their lives in the service of others and deserve to be protected when that sacrifice is met with harm.  This legislation requires the Department of Legislative Services to contract with a medical expert to study the types of cancers that are likely to be contracted by firefighters and related  Read the Rest…

Family Farm Preservation Act of 2012, March 1st, 2012

Secures a sustainable future for Maryland’s family farms and protects and strengthens Maryland’s agricultural heritage and economy by increasing the exemption for agricultural properties and reducing the current estate tax rate.  Maryland’s economic strength depends on our ability to strengthen, grow, and defend our family farms and family-owned businesses.  This helps secure a more sustainable  Read the Rest…

Live Answers to Your Questions, February 15th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications I wanted to send out a quick reminder about two special events that we have today. At 3:30pm, for the first time, Chief of Staff Matt Gallagher and Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management Eloise Foster, will be hosting a live chat where they will answer questions  Read the Rest…

State of the State Preview, February 1st, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications In a few minutes, the Governor will deliver his annual State of the State Address where he’ll lay out his balanced plan and vision to move our State forward. We wanted to give you a sneak peek of the address through this word cloud. We’ve set it up so  Read the Rest…

Collective Negotiations by Family Child Care Providers (2010), March 1st, 2010

Establishes collective bargaining rights for family child care providers who participate in the State’s child care subsidy program. http://mlis.state.md.us/2010rs/chapters_noln/Ch_496_hb0465E.pdf

Collective Bargaining Negotiations – The Fair Share Act (2009), March 1st, 2009

Authorizes the State to collectively bargain with the exclusive representative of a bargaining unit for service fees from State employees who are not members of that exclusive representative.   This service fee is a non-member’s financial contribution to an employee organization to pay for negotiating contracts, representing employees in grievances, and other organization activities that benefit  Read the Rest…