Archive for General Updates

Thursday, May 4th, 2017 @ 12:03PM

End of Session Wrap-Up 2017

A few weeks ago, we wrapped up the 2017 Legislative session, my 11th and my first as the Senate Majority Leader. I was honored to have had the opportunity to work with my colleagues to help set our priorities and direction, as well as sponsor or co-sponsor many pieces of…

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Saturday, April 1st, 2017 @ 1:57AM

Legislative Update #3 – 2017

Dear Neighbor, I am extremely proud to report that on February 23rd, 2017, the Maryland Senate passed two bills to give a more fair judicial process to victims of sexual assault and rape cases. Senate Bills 217 and 349 passed with an overwhelming bipartisan majority and are both great for…

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Saturday, April 1st, 2017 @ 1:46AM

Legislative Update #2 – 2017

Dear Neighbor, With more than a third of session already complete, I write to you to give an update on some of the more recent legislative efforts of lawmakers in Annapolis. With 49 days to go, we have already passed some significant pieces of legislation, and will continue to focus…

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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, August 15th, 2016 @ 6:23PM

3 Ways the Purple Line Stands to Benefit Prince George’s County

As many Marylanders already know, the Purple Line transit project is due to begin construction in just a few months. For many, including myself, the decades-long initiative to bolster public transit between Montgomery and Prince George‚Äôs Counties is a huge feat of public-private partnership for the local good of our…

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Monday, March 7th, 2016 @ 7:38PM

Discussing Tax Incentives to Help Veterans Stay in the State of Maryland

Yolanda Vazquez speaks with Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, representing District 23 for the Maryland State Senate. They discuss tax incentives to help veterans stay in the State of Maryland. Taped 02/02/16

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