Maryland Legislative Session 2020

Stop Marc Elrich

STOP MARC ELRICH

By Adam Schmidt | March 5, 2020 | Comments Off on STOP MARC ELRICH

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is still placing our families at risk! In one of his latest public policy blunders, Marc Elrich has doubled down with recognizing Montgomery County a SANCTUARY COUNTY! While the President continues to make our country safe, Elrich has championed policies that have lead to the sexual assault and rape of women across the county – most recently an 11-year-old girl!  Nine illegal immigrants have been…

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Testify Against the Largest Tax Hike in Maryland History

By Adam Schmidt | March 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Testify Against the Largest Tax Hike in Maryland History

If you would like to submit written opposition, we would be happy to submit for you. Please email your attachment to mike.griffith@house.state.md.us to oppose the largest tax hike in the history of Maryland! This is the LARGEST TAX INCREASE in Maryland’s History This Tax Increase will Cost Maryland Families like yours $1700, per year Do not be fooled.  This is NOT A REDUCTION IN MARYLAND’S SALES TAX, it is a 52% INCREASE in MARYLAND’S Sales…

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Points on HB 1628 – (Sales Tax Expansion)

By Adam Schmidt | February 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Points on HB 1628 – (Sales Tax Expansion)

This is the LARGEST TAX INCREASE in Maryland’s History16 This Tax Increase will Cost Maryland Families like yours $1700, per year Do not be fooled.  This is NOT A REDUCTION IN MARYLAND’S SALES TAX, it is a 52% INCREASE in MARYLAND’S Sales Tax This is a TAX, our citizens have already said they are unwilling to pay.  94% of Maryland voters believe they are TAXED ENOUGH ALREADY!!! SIGN PETITION TO…

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Governor Hogan's Tax Relief plan

Governor Hogan’s Tax Relief Plan

By Dwight Patel | February 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Governor Hogan’s Tax Relief Plan

Governor will continue to fight to make it easier for Maryland families, small businesses, and retirees to keep more of their hard-earned money. That’s why we proposed a historic tax relief plan that would provide the largest tax reduction in Maryland in more than two decades. Meanwhile, legislators are pushing the largest tax increase in our state’s history to pay for the Kirwan Commission’s recommendations. This one tax hike—which amounts…

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Maryland Democrats Back At It Again

By Adam Schmidt | February 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Maryland Democrats Back At It Again

Status Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)Status: Introduced on February 20 2020 – 25% progressionAction: 2020-02-20 – First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsPending: House Rules and Executive Nominations CommitteeText: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF] Summary Altering the definitions of “taxable price” and “taxable service” for the purposes of certain provisions of law governing the sales and use tax to impose the tax on certain labors and services; altering the rate of the…

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TAKE ACTION NOW STOP BILLS HB0677 & SB0850/SB0903

By Adam Schmidt | February 8, 2020 | Comments Off on TAKE ACTION NOW STOP BILLS HB0677 & SB0850/SB0903

DOWNLOAD FULL PDF Action 1.1 (before 2/11/2020) Email House Judiciary Committee Members Against HB0388/HB0403 House Judiciary Committee (cont’d) Email Telephone Grammer, Robin L, Jr (R-D6-BC) Robin.Grammer@house.state.md.us 410-841-3298 | 301-858-3298 Griffith, Mike (R-D35B-CC/HaC) Mike.griffith@house.state.md.us 410-841-3444 | 301-858-3444 Lewis, Jazz (D-D24-PGC) jazz.lewis@house.state.md.us 410-841-3691 | 301-858-3691 Lopez, Lesley J (D-D39-MC) lesley.lopez@house.state.md.us 410-841-3021 | 301-858-3021 Malone, Michael E (R-D33-AAC) Michael.Malone@house.state.md.us 410-841-3510 | 301-858-3510 McComas, Susan K (R-D34B-HaC) susan.mccomas@house.state.md.us 410-841-3272 | 301-858-3272 Moon, David (D-D20-MC)…

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Fight against Maryland Sanctuary Bills 2020

Fight against Maryland Sanctuary Bills 2020

By Adam Schmidt | February 8, 2020 | Comments Off on Fight against Maryland Sanctuary Bills 2020

What are sanctuary jurisdictions (city/county/state) and sanctuary policies? Sanctuary jurisdictions are places where illegal immigrants are shielded from identification and removal by federal immigration authorities. Sanctuary policies are laws, ordinances, resolutions, executive actions, or any initiatives that prohibit the use of local funds or resources to enforce federal immigration laws. Common practices also include: Not permitting local government agents, including law enforcement officials, to inquire about immigration or citizenship status…

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Illegal Aliens

Testimony against sanctuary bills proposed in the Maryland General Assembly

By Bill Richbourg | February 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Testimony against sanctuary bills proposed in the Maryland General Assembly

HB0388, NB0403, HB0677 Ladies and Gentlemen, I offer the following comments for your consideration although I do not hold out much hope that you will consider them. It seems that election to public office in Maryland has a very deleterious effect on a person’s good judgment and erases any sense of responsibility to actually represent the citizens that sent you there. I would think you would at least consider voting…

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Labor and Employment –

HB994/SB839

By Adam Schmidt | January 16, 2020 | Comments Off on HB994/SB839

HB994/SB839 DESCRIPTION Labor and Employment – Criminal Record Screening Practices (Ban the Box). Requires employers of more than 15 employees to refrain from asking on an employment application about whether an individual has a criminal record until the first in-person interview. Exempts businesses that serve minors or vulnerable adults. It provides for fines up to $300 for each violation. MESSAGE (Pick one or two reasons) PLEASE UPHOLD THE GOVERNOR’S VETO…

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Fishery Management Plans – Oysters.

HB 720/SB 830

By Adam Schmidt | January 16, 2020 | Comments Off on HB 720/SB 830

HB 720/SB 830 DESCRIPTION Fishery Management Plans – Oysters. Removes the Secretary of Natural Resources from a reconstituted oyster futures consensus process to be called the Oyster Advisory Commission. The new Commission will be double in size of the Oyster Futures Group. The MD House and Senate would each have 2 voting representatives, but there would be NO voting representatives from the Governor or the Administration. Allows the Commission to…

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