Sheila Ruth Sworn Into House of Delegates

Sheila Ruth was recently sworn into the House of Delegates representing District 44B in Baltimore County. Ruth is a longtime Baltimore County activist who previously ran for Baltimore County Council. She is vice president of the Cybils Awards, a non-profit children’s book award. Ruth will serve on the House Environment and Transportation Committee. Maryland Matters…

Chanel Branch Sworn in to House of Delegates

Chanel Branch, daughter of House Majority Whip Talmadge Branch, was sworn into the House of Delegates this week representing District 45 serving Baltimore City. Branch is the director of Support Operations for Strategy and Administration for the Maryland Department of Human Services.  She will serve on the House Ways and Means Committee. Maryland Matters Article…

Governor Hogan Releases Fiscal 2021 Budget

Governor Hogan released his Fiscal 2021 budget this week. From the Governor’s press release, the budget… funds Marylanders’ top priorities, including crime, education, transportation, and the environment, while delivering on Governor Hogan’s promise to restore fiscal responsibility to Annapolis. This budget is 100% structurally balanced, limits budget growth to 1 percent without raising taxes or…

Dentons US Policy Scan 2020

 Dentons US LLP recently released its US Policy Scan 2020 Report. Prepared by Dentons’ bipartisan public policy team, the report is an analysis of the legislative and political landscape in Washington, DC and state capitals around the country. US Policy Scan 2020 takes deep dives into the turbulent political and policy waters swirling around health…

Griffith to Replace Delegate Cassilly in District 35B

Governor Hogan has appointed Michael Griffith to replace former Delegate Andrew Cassilly in the House of Delegates representing district 35B. Delegate Cassilly resigned earlier in December to become Special Adviser to Governor Hogan. As reported by the Baltimore Sun, Griffith is the chief marketing officer for HPS Management in Havre de Grace and was a…