Cheryl Kagan | Maryland State Senator - District 17
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Reforming Police & Election Laws

March 5, 2021 Dear Friend: I don’t know about you, but I love a good milkshake. My staff stopped by Chick & Ruth’s Deli to pick up a ‘Senator Kagan Milkshake’ for me after a particularly long day of bill hearings!   There’s a[...]

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Public Health, Police Reform, & Passing the Senate!

February 27, 2021 Dear Friend:   With false-positive COVID tests and moving my important emergency telehealth legislation, we finally hit the halfway point in our 90-day session!   Moving Forward with Telehealth My emergency legislation SB278 to provide telehealth for School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs)[...]

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Vetoes, Vaccines, & Voting!

February 19, 2021 Dear Friend:   I hope you’re staying safe and warm during this week’s round of winter weather. My staff and I are wrapping up another busy week. Here are some highlights:   Moving Forward with Good Policy[...]

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NG911 Bill Hearings

February 16, 2021  Dear 9-1-1 Colleague: I hope you are staying safe in these stressful times. As Chair of the NG911 Commission, I have introduced five bills this legislative session to enhance our emergency services. Below you’ll find details about[...]

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A Sigh of R.E.L.I.E.F.

February 12, 2021 Dear Friend:   Happy Lunar New Year and (almost) Valentine’s Day! It’s hard to believe that we’re already a third of the way through our legislative session. I hope you remain safe and warm as winter weather[...]

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The State of Vax, Tax, & Facts

February 5, 2021 Dear Friend:   There’s a lot of content in this email, so I will keep the intro short! Read on to learn about all of the events that took place this week…   Advocating for Unemployment Benefits[...]

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Vaccine, Climate, Guns, and more…

January 29, 2021 Dear Friend:   Newly elected President Joe Biden is off to a strong start, reversing more than two dozen Trump-era policies already! Biden’s priorities directly align with the Maryland Senate’s priorities, including combatting COVID; ensuring civil liberties for all; and[...]

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Justice Has Returned!

January 22, 2021 Dear Friend:   What an eventful week! Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy; Braving the first full week of the Legislative Session; Saying goodbye (FINALLY!!) to twice-impeached President Trump; Inaugurating President Joe Biden and Vice President[...]

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Preview: My 2021 Legislative Agenda

January 8, 2021 Dear Friend: I’m sure you share my astonishment and disgust at the mob attack on the symbol of our democracy– the U.S. Capitol. I have walked those hallways as a staffer and as a gun control lobbyist.[...]

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No Place Like Home for the Holidays! — December 22, 2020

December 22, 2020 Dear Friend:   I hope you are staying safe as 2020 comes to a close. COVID-19 may have changed how we spread holiday cheer, but it can’t take the spirit out of the season. It’s fun to[...]

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