Archive for Legislation

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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Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 @ 4:28PM

Governor’s Budget, Bowie Horse Race Track

Yolanda Vazquez talks with Senator Douglas Peters, District 23 about working with the governor’s budget. Also discussed is the restoration of the Bowie Horse Race Track.

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

Veterans Day Podcast – 2016

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