Below is Governor Hogan's full press release of the bills he had signed coupled with a video and full list of all the bills he signed into law. In total there were 66 bills.You can view the full video here and the full list of bills here.
Below is the Governor's statement on the federal funds that have been allocated to the State of Maryland from the American Rescue Plan Act. You can read the full details below and watch the brief press conference as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxGLXs-zAgE The major components of the bipartisan agreement to provide targeted relief are: $1.1 billion in … Continue reading American Rescue Plan Funding
On March 24, the House debated an amendment to HB 1098. The amendment would not allow state employees, who own electric cars (specifically the staff of delegates) to be able to charge their vehicles for free at the various charging spots at the state parking lots. Delegate McKay spoke on the floor in support of … Continue reading Delegate McKay on the Floor
Check it out, this is our priority bills that have passed the House and are now awaiting final approval in the Senate.
Throughout this Session I have fought hard for both Allegany and Washington Counties. Below are two separate slideshows (the top is Allegany County and the bottom is Washington County) showing the money allocated to different projects within each county. Pending passage in the Senate, these will be great wins for our District in this session!
As your self-proclaimed "Dental Delegate" I am happy to inform you that the House of Delegates just passed HB 368 nearly unanimously. This bill is intended to study access to dental services for all State residents. Specifically it will focus on socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, age and disabilities, identify areas lacking in services, identify barriers … Continue reading HB 368: Task Force on Oral Health in Maryland
Delegate McKay was featured in an article in regards to the possible expansion of alcohol sales to retail stores. This could potentially hurt the small businesses that exclusively sell alcohol or specific brands. As Delegate McKay is a small business owner himself, he knows how it could potentially effect small businesses. Check out the article … Continue reading McKay in the News: Retail Alcohol Sales
The Cumberland Times-News ran a story on Delegate McKay's attempt to stop the significant rise of suicidal incidents on the Clarysville Bridge. Delegate McKay is hoping that higher barriers will be put in place in order to help deter such tragic occurrences. You can read the full article here: https://times-news-cnhi-app.newsmemory.com/?publink=3a0085073
On Friday, on the House Floor, I offered an amendment to HB 314 in order to delay the start of the bill by two years. This intention is due to the Verso Paper Mill struggling to bounce back from the economic hardship caused by the pandemic. There have been 850 Marylanders who have lost their … Continue reading Amendment to HB 314
In Allegany County there is a wonderful community project called REACT (Robotics & Engineering in Allegany County, Together). This promotes robotics learning and character building for young students. The Allegany County Delegation is putting forth a bond bill that will help fund this project's objective to purchase/renovate the former Parish Hall of St. Peter and … Continue reading Bond Bill to fund REACT