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Speaker Jones Announces New Leadership Positions

News from the Maryland State Legislative Offices: PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 6, 2019 For More Information: Speaker’s Legislative Office 410-841-3916 (o) SPEAKER JONES ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP POSITIONS ANNAPOLIS, MD –House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones...

Historic Day in Annapolis

An historic day in Annapolis as the House Democratic Caucus chose Adrienne Jones from Baltimore County as their choice to serve as Speaker. It was a contentious race that began with Del. Jones, Del. Dereck Davis and Del. Maggie McIntosh. Jones withdrew her name from...

Legislative Bills (click plus sign to see table and links)

Updates to Senate Bill 1030
MSCCA Position Document on Senate Bill 870
MSCCA Position Document on SB181 and HB248

Number /
Chapter
(Cross File /
Chapter)
Total: 6
Title Primary Sponsor Status Original House
Committee(s)
and
Hearing Dates
Opposite House Committee(s)
and
Hearing Dates
HB0046
(SB0089)
Small Business Relief Tax Credit – Expansion Speaker First Reading Ways and Means Ways and Means  
HB0100
(SB0125)
Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2020) Speaker First Reading Appropriations Appropriations  
HB0127
(SB0036)
Health Insurance – Health Benefit Plans – Special Enrollment Period for Pregnancy Delegate Kelly First Reading Health and Government Operations Health and Government Operations  
SB0036
(HB0127)
Health Insurance – Health Benefit Plans – Special Enrollment Period for Pregnancy Senator Lam First Reading Finance Finance  
SB0089
(HB0046)
Small Business Relief Tax Credit – Expansion President Hearing 1/30 at 2:00 p.m. Budget and Taxation
1/30/2019 – 2:00 p.m.
 
SB0125
(HB0100)
Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2020) President First Reading Budget and Taxation Budget and Taxation  

 

Number /
Chapter
(Cross File /
Chapter)
Total: 1
Title Primary Sponsor Status Original House
Committee(s)
and
Hearing Dates
Opposite House Committee(s) and
Hearing Dates
SB0024 Family Law – Kinship Caregivers Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee Hearing 1/22 at 1:00 p.m. Judicial Proceedings
1/22/2019 – 1:00 p.m.
 
HB0142 Family Law – Opioid-Exposed Newborns and Parents Addicted to Opioids – Mobile Application (I’m Alive Today App) Delegate McKay First Reading Health and Government Operations Health and Government Operations  

What is Advocacy?

Advocacy is a proactive stance taken by individuals in response to particular issues that concern them. In early childhood education, the purpose of advocacy is to promote ideas and seek a resolution that will affect children and families in positive ways (Kieff 2009).

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Speaker Jones Announces New Leadership Positions

News from the Maryland State Legislative Offices: PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 6, 2019 For More Information: Speaker’s Legislative Office 410-841-3916 (o) SPEAKER JONES ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP POSITIONS ANNAPOLIS, MD –House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones...

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Historic Day in Annapolis

An historic day in Annapolis as the House Democratic Caucus chose Adrienne Jones from Baltimore County as their choice to serve as Speaker. It was a contentious race that began with Del. Jones, Del. Dereck Davis and Del. Maggie McIntosh. Jones withdrew her name from...

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We Need to Make Kindergarten Engaging Again

Please read the important article linked here, shared by MSCCA Board Member Ruthie Claytor and MSCCA Anne Arundel Chapter President that sheds light on the issues with many kindergarten classrooms and how policy makers and public institutions with little knowledge of...

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