Paul Corderman Appointed to House of Delegates

 Governor Hogan appointed Hagerstown City Council Member Paul Corderman to the Maryland House of Delegates to replace Delegate Brett Wilson, who was recently appointed to the Circuit Court for Washington County. Mr. Corderman, a lifelong resident of Washington County, will represent legislative district 2B. Hagerstown Herald-Mail Article

Delegate Barbara Frush to Retire

 Delegate Barbara Frush has announced that she will not run for re-election and instead serve as co-chair of the steering committee for Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III’s gubernatorial campaign. Delegate Frush represents District 21, which includes parts of Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties. She has served in the General Assembly for…

Governor Hogan Announces Violent Crime Initiatives

Governor Hogan has announced a package of initiatives to curb  violent crime statewide, including targeted assistance for Baltimore City, truth-in-sentencing legislation, and intelligence sharing to combat gangs and criminal networks across Maryland. A Baltimore Sun article summarizes the initiatives. A new Governor’s Council on Gangs and Violent Criminal Networks made up of prosecutors and police…

2018 Session Issue Papers Released

The 2018 Issue Papers, which preview fiscal and policy issues for the upcoming session, were recently posted to the General Assembly’s website. Prepared by the Department of Legislative Services each year at this time, they highlight key issues to be discussed and serve as a valuable resource for those in Annapolis. 2018 Issue Papers

Highlights From Annapolis – November Recap

Governor Hogan Proposes Alternate Paid Sick Leave Proposal Governor Hogan announced today that his Administration plans to introduce the Paid Leave Compromise Act of 2018 as emergency legislation on the first day of session. The bill, which would be phased in over three years, would apply to employers with 50 or more employees in 2018, employers…