2020 Session Update – Week 4

By | February 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

The biggest issue of the past week in Annapolis were votes to override the Governor\’s vetoes on several pieces of legislation in 2019. The House and Senate overrode 5 of 8 vetoes. I voted to sustain all of Governor Hogan\’s vetoes.

2020 Session Update – Week 3

By | January 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

This year the Senate\’s Budget & Taxation Committee will work on the budget first, so in the meantime, me and my colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee are given a variety of briefings on topics that will be coming up in the budget and throughout the Session.

Baltimore City Crime is a Maryland Issue

By | January 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Baltimore City Crime is a Maryland Issue

In Western Maryland, we celebrate and enjoy small town life, and the issues that affect our urban and suburban neighbors can seem far away. When it comes to the violent crime crisis in Baltimore City, it’s easy to ask, “why should I care?”

2020 Session Week 2

By | January 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Last week, Governor Hogan submitted his FY21 Budget Proposal, which he dubbed his \”Accountability Budget\” to the General Assembly.

Preparing for the 2020 Legislative Session

By | January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

As we welcome a new year, legislators across the state are preparing to return to Annapolis for the 2020 Legislative Session beginning on January 8th.

Happy Holidays & 2020 Session Preview

By | December 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Happy Holidays & 2020 Session Preview

Over the past weeks, I have attended a variety of pre-legislative events throughout District 1C and have enjoyed hearing directly from constituents, business leaders and local elected officials on the issues that matter most to them.

November 2019 Newsletter

By | November 16, 2019 | Comments Off on November 2019 Newsletter

On Monday, it was my honor to attend several Veterans Day commemorations around District 1C. I was please to join events in Cumberland, Flintstone and Hancock that honored the service and sacrifice of our Western Maryland veterans.

It\’s Good to Be Old Fashioned

By | November 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

I was honored to give the keynote remarks for the Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission\’s Annual Meeting on Friday, November 2nd.

October Newsletter: Economic Stability, Golf and A Wedding

By | October 2, 2019 | Comments Off on October Newsletter: Economic Stability, Golf and A Wedding

I am extremely honored to be named a Co-Chair of the Economic Stability Commission by new House Speaker, Adrienne Jones. This commission evolved from a Study Group with the same name established by the late House Speaker Mike Busch last year.

Western Maryland Voices Were Heard

By | September 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thank you to the more than 150 individuals who participated in the August 28th Listening Session hosted by the House of Delegates Study Group on Economic Stability.