Cheryl Kagan | Maryland State Senator - District 17
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Amazon, Shutdown, “UnNaugural,” and More… (January 24, 2018)

January 24, 2018 Dear Friend:   Now that the pomp and circumstance of the Maryland General Assembly’s opening is out of the way, we are getting down to business. Between my first bill hearing; the potential Amazon headquarters in Montgomery[...]

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Off to a strong start! (January 18, 2018)

January 18, 2018 On Monday, the Senate reflected on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by hearing the Senate’s President Pro Tem recite the entire moving and inspiring “I Have A Dream” speech. In these divisive times, celebrating Dr.[...]

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And now we begin… (January 12, 2018)

January 12, 2018 Dear Friend: Wednesday marked the opening of the General Assembly’s 438th Legislative Session, which will last until mid-April. From responding to disastrous new federal policies to advocating for important legislation that will enhance our wonderful State, I[...]

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My 2018 Plans (Dec. 12, 2017)

December 12, 2017 Dear Friend:   As 2018 approaches, I am preparing for another active year. Along with an ambitious legislative agenda in the State Senate, I am hosting another major (“UnNaugural“) concert in January– and, of course, elections are[...]

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Asbury Village Television Interview (July 25, 2017)

Senator Kagan appeared on Asbury Methodist Village‘s Asbury View on July 25, 2017.[...]

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Press Release: Successful Hearing on 9-1-1 Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 19, 2017            Senator Cheryl C. Kagan District 17 (Rockville & Gaithersburg) 301/858-3134 Senator Kagan Chairs Informative Hearing on 9-1-1 Systems Maryland lags behind 22 states in “NextGen” technology Annapolis, MD: Senator[...]

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Press Release: Tuesday Hearing on 9-1-1 Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2017            Senator Cheryl C. Kagan District 17 (Rockville & Gaithersburg) 301/858-3134 Senator Kagan Convenes Hearing on 9-1-1 Funding Sources & Needs Experts discuss the affordability of critical “Next Generation”[...]

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Coming soon… Transportation updates, new laws, music, and more! (June 7, 2017)

Dear Friend: While Governor Hogan signed all of my legislation (details below), he notably vetoed the earned sick leave bill that would have helped more than 700,000 Marylanders. Dismayed by his decision, I hope we override the veto when the Senate next[...]

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2017 Legislative Wrap-Up (April 18, 2017)

April 18, 2017 Dear Friend:   For the third year, I have had the honor of representing District 17 (Gaithersburg and Rockville) in the Maryland State Senate. Thanks for writing, emailing, tweeting, visiting, and calling my office during the legislative[...]

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Tick Tock Toward Adjournment… (April 6, 2017)

April 6, 2017 Dear Friend:   In these final hours before we adjourn Monday at midnight, the pace is a bit frantic. In addition to my legislation and key progressive priorities, we will be debating vetoes by Governor Hogan. Funding[...]

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