As I began the 2021 legislative session, I expressed optimism about working together in a bipartisan fashion. The first weeks of the legislative session began well with the Maryland Senate unanimously passing Governor Hogan’s COVID Relief Act, which included more than $1.2 billion in targeted tax relief for small businesses and stimulus payments for low-income Marylanders. The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, of which I am a member, spent weeks working on police reform legislation.
Maryland’s disastrous session for policing and public safety
May 3, 2021