Carroll County Elected Officials Stand Strong Against State-Backed Cannabis Onslaught

In a defiant stand against the impending wave of legalized recreational cannabis, Carroll County commissioners are gearing up for a legislative battle to outlaw its sale in the heart of Maryland. Commissioner President Ken Kiler, speaking for his colleagues, boldly declared “we have that right to try” to banish cannabis in Carroll County.

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Ready, Tomlinson Introduce Bill Making the Distribution of Heroin and Fentanyl Causing Injury or Death a Crime

Senator Justin Ready and Delegate Chris Tomlinson introduced Victoria and Scottie’s Law, which aims to commemorate two young lives lost to drug overdoses in Carroll County – Victoria Garofolo and Scottie Broadfoot.

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Carroll County Legislators Express Grave Concerns about So-Called “Freedom to Read Act”

Bill HB785 Would Remove Local Control from Maryland’s Boards of Education The following is a press release from Carroll County…

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Delegate Tomlinson Denounces Resolution that would Support a Ceasefire in Gaza

Annapolis, MD – February 19th – Delegate Chris Tomlinson issued the following statement after being contacted by numerous constituents and…

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Delegate Responds to Criticism of Bill to Mandate Charter Government

Delegate Eric Bouchat (R) responds to criticism of his bill to mandate charter government in Carroll County.

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Delegate Looks to Annapolis to Force Charter Government in Carroll

Delegate Eric Bouchat has introduced legislation that would require Carroll County to adopt charter government, the same form of government used by densely populated, Democratic-controlled counties such as Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George’s.

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Citizen Commentary: Maryland General Assembly Must Address Rampant Crime Plaguing State

Citizen Commentary: Maryland General Assembly Must Address Rampant Crime Plaguing State.

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Marylanders Hope New Interim Superintendent Can Replicate Mississippi’s ‘Miracle’ Literacy Turnaround

As Maryland’s new interim state superintendent, Dr. Wright faces the daunting task of revitalizing the state’s public school system. One that once led the nation in fourth-grade reading scores, but has since plummeted to the 40th position among states.

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Delegate Tomlinson Calls on the Maryland Legislature to Stand with Israel

“These acts by Hamas are pure evil. I stand with the Jewish community and Israel’s right to defend themselves against radical Islamic extremism,” said Delegate Tomlinson. See link to article in the comments.

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Maryland State Superintendent’s Ousting A Blueprint for Educator and Parent Unity

Just a month ago, Choudhury expressed optimism about the future of education in Maryland and his confidence in securing a second term. State Board of Education President Clarence Crawford, who was part of the original selection committee that hired the superintendent, and others on the board, were ardent supporters of Choudhury.  However, this support, along with the string of positive pieces from the institutionally aligned Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Banner, would prove insufficient to shield him from a powerful and unlikely alliance of critics that included local school boards, educators, parents, and politicians from both sides of the aisle.

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