Posts Tagged ‘ House of Delegates ’

Delegate Fisher Seeks 2nd Term in Maryland General Assembly

Delegate Fisher Seeks 2nd Term in Maryland General Assembly

Delegate Mark N. Fisher filed papers with the Maryland Board of Elections on Monday, February 24th, for District 27C, making his bid official for a 2nd term in the Maryland General Assembly. Fisher is seeking to represent District 27C, a new district created in the Maryland 2011 redistricting process. District 27C includes: North Beach,...
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Eagan to Chair Friends of Bryan “Puff” Barthelme for Delegate

Eagan to Chair Friends of Bryan “Puff” Barthelme for Delegate

Commissioner Frances Eagan to Chair Friends of Bryan “Puff” Barthelme for House of Delegates Just days before the start of the current year’s session of the Maryland General Assembly, one of the most respected elected officials in the region not only cast her vote, talent and energy behind the campaign of Bryan “Puff” Barthelme...
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Morgan Announces Run for House of Delegates

Morgan Announces Run for House of Delegates

In Maryland District 29A Matt Morgan (R) announced that he will mount a rematch against John Wood (D) in the 2014 election for the Maryland House of Delegates district 29A. The 2010 election between the two was the closest margin for a state-level office in Maryland, separated by only 283 votes. The close election results are...
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Committee Celebrates Arbor Day with State Legislators

Committee Celebrates Arbor Day with State Legislators

Members of the Maryland Tree Farm Committee were in Annapolis today in celebration of Maryland’s Arbor Day. We kicked off the morning by handing out flowering redbud seedlings to all of the members of the Maryland General Assembly. A great way to remind them of the importance of Maryland’s state and private forests. Oustanding leaders...
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MD Delegates Vote on Gun Control Bill SB 281

MD  Delegates Vote on Gun Control Bill SB 281

Delegates approved a major gun control measure Wednesday to ban assault weapons, require people who buy handguns to provide their fingerprints and limit gun magazines to 10 bullets. The House voted 78-61 for the bill, one of Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley’s priorities for the legislative session. They included the fingerprint requirement, which opponents repeatedly...
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Letter on Gun Control from MD Delegate Mark Fisher

Letter on Gun Control from MD Delegate Mark Fisher

Dear Friend, Thank you for your emails concerning new Gun Control proposals in Maryland. As you know, the Governor and the folks who control Annapolis intend to infringe upon your constitutional freedoms once again. Maryland already has some of the strictest gun control laws in the United States. Put simply, the folks who rule...
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O’Malley Appoints Swain to House of Delegates

O’Malley Appoints Swain to House of Delegates

Governor Martin O’Malley issued the following statement on his decision to appoint Darren Swain to the Maryland House of Delegates: “After careful consideration of a number of very impressive, qualified, and talented candidates, I am pleased to appoint Darren Swain to represent District 24 in the House of Delegates. “With experience as a former...
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Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013

Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013

Governor Martin O’Malley introduced the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013. Identical in all substantive respects to the bill that overwhelmingly passed the House of Delegates last year, this measure will operate within Maryland’s existing Renewable Portfolio Standard to create a framework that will support a major offshore wind project. Based on a...
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Delegate John Bohanan To Hold Town Hall Meetings

Delegate John Bohanan To Hold Town Hall Meetings

Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr. District 29-B invites St. Mary’s County citizens to attend town hall meetings on October 18 and October 30. The meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at the following locations: Thursday, October 18 – Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Tuesday, October 30 – Second District Fire Department (Valley...
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Charles County Flag to be Lowered to Half Staff Immediately

Charles County Flag to be Lowered to Half Staff Immediately

The Charles County Commissioners have requested that the County Flag be lowered to half staff immediately until sunset October 4, 2012, for former Charles County Commissioner, Michael Sprague. Mr. Sprague, served as County Commissioner from 1970 thru 1974, and also, served as a Member of the House Delegate from 1975 thru 1994. Mr. Sprague passed...
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Delegate Bohanan 29-B Town Hall Meeting

Delegate Bohanan 29-B Town Hall Meeting

Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr. invites St. Mary’s County citizens to attend a town hall meeting on Tuesday, May 22. The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at the Lexington Park Library, meeting room A. Bohanan will discuss the budget and other issues that were considered during the 2012 legislative...
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MD Same Sex Marriage Bill Passes in the House

MD Same Sex Marriage Bill Passes in the House

Governor Martin O’Malley released the following statement on Feb. 17, after the House of Delegates passed the Civil Marriage Protection Act of 2012: “Today, the House of Delegates voted for human dignity.  Speaker Busch and his fellow Delegates deserve a lot of credit for their hard work.  At its heart, their vote was a vote...
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