Delegate McKay gave an interview with Amanda Mangan about the 2021 Session. He discussed different issues from public safety measures the legislature had passed to the good funding and bond initiatives that will help the District's economy. Click on the play button to hear the full interview! https://soundcloud.com/amanda-mangan/delegate-mike-mckay-end-of-sesison-2021-for-pht
Each year, the Department of Legislative Services puts out a 90-Day Report at the end of each Session in regards to the State. While last year it was cut to 71 days, this year we will once again have a full 90-Day report. You can view the 90-Day Report here.
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.
I am happy to inform you all that next Wednesday, April 21, 2021, the Board of Public Works is expected to approve $40,000 to Washington County. This will be used to install a permanent septic tank system at Kirkwood Park in the Town of Hancock.
Today is Sine Die and the last day of the 2021 Session. Today many pieces of legislation are going to Governor Hogan's desk for his signature and he is having a public event today starting at Noon. Below is his schedule for the day.
I am happy to inform you all that the Board of Public Works approved a $5,000 grant to the Board of Directors of the Cumberland History Cemetery Organization, Inc. This will be for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site improvement, and capital equipping of informational markers at multiple cemeteries in Allegany County.
Below is a press release on the State of Maryland's settlement with Verso Luke LLC and Verso Corporation. They had been polluting the Potomac River with toxic liquor and as a result there will be fines a payments Verso will have to pay. They will also have to continue in their investigation in finding out … Continue reading Settlement on Violations of Pollution Laws
On Wednesday April 7, the Board of Public Works will be considering a $5,000 grant that would go to the Cumberland History Cemetery Organization, Inc. This would then be used for informational markers at multiple cemeteries in Allegany County.
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