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Monday, January 30th, 2017 @ 2:38PM

Legislative Update #1: Informing Yourself During Session

It is truly an honor to serve as your State Senator. As a Senator, I vow to remain accountable and accessible to the people I serve. It has always been my belief that the best way to do this is to attend community meetings and events, meet with the leaders…

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Monday, January 16th, 2017 @ 12:09AM

Regulation for Fantasy Football Equals a Good Bet for Taxpayers

Gambling opponents and supporters may not agree on much, but I hope we can agree on this: If we are going to have commercial gambling in Maryland, it is essential that we provide fundamental consumer protections and licensing. The question of oversight of commercial gambling is likely to come before…

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Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 @ 2:07PM

The Circuit Court for Prince George’s County Celebrates Its Inaugural Veterans Court Graduation

On Thursday, Nov. 10, the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County saluted its veteran graduates during its inaugural Veterans Court graduation. The program commenced with a welcome and acknowledgements by the Honorable Sheila R. Tillerson Adams, Administrative Judge for Prince George’s County, the Honorable Beverly J. Woodard, presiding judge for…

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Monday, November 28th, 2016 @ 11:42PM

Update: Prince George’s County Veterans Treatment Court

Veterans Day is always a special day of remembrance for me. In addition to being a Desert Storm veteran, I’ve had the honor and privilege of leading veterans help programs as the Senate Chair of the Veterans’ Caucus to continuously improve the health and welfare of citizens who fought for…

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Friday, November 11th, 2016 @ 5:07PM

Veterans Day Podcast – 2016

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Friday, October 7th, 2016 @ 5:09PM

Education Part 2: Successes, Challenges and Solutions for Prince George’s County Public Schools (K-12)

Serving nearly 130,000 students, the Prince George’s County Public School (PGCPS) system is the second largest school district in the state of Maryland, the third largest school district in both the Washington Metropolitan Area and Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area, and one of the top 25 largest school districts in the nation.  PGCPS encompasses 209 different…

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