Silver Spring, MD – The recent terrorist attack in Mali took the lives of some 20 people, including Anita Ashok Datar, a resident of Montgomery County, MD.
Annapolis, MD – Today, the Spending Affordability Committee began consideration of recommendations for the FY17 budget for the State of Maryland.
Silver Spring, MD – Today, in response to Governor Hogan’s recent statements in opposition to Syrian refugee resettlement in Maryland, Senator Roger Manno stated “the Governor’s statement is unacceptable, lacking both an understanding of federal preemption on the issue of refugee status, and a historical context of the role that asylum status has played in immigration throughout our U.S. history.” Read More
Annapolis, MD – Today Senator Roger Manno, Senate Chair of the Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) committee, sent a letter to Department of Environment Secretary Benjamin Grumbles regarding Governor Larry Hogan’s proposed/emergency regulations (COMAR 26.11.38.01-.05), effectively overriding Governor O’Malley’s existing regulations on coal-fired energy plant emissions. Of note, this is the second letter that Senator Manno has sent to Governor Hogan regarding the legally suspect process used to circumvent the administrative process, and evade stronger environmental regulations.
In September I was hospitalized after a routine biopsy. Later that week, I learned that I had prostate cancer.
Annapolis, MD – In today’s budget hearing on Governor Lawrence Hogan’s 2-percent across-the-board cuts, Senator Roger Manno aggressively questioned the governor’s Budget Secretary, with particular concern for the many Maryland public employees directly or indirectly fired by Governor Hogan.
“Mr. Secretary… have you ever been on an unemployment line?” asked Manno.
Baltimore, MD – Recently, Senator Roger Manno and his staff toured Baltimore’s Zentech manufacturing facility, a highly competitive US manufacturer of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) assembly, testing and design services.
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Chestertown, MD – This week Senator Roger Manno toured Chestertown’s Dixon Valve & Coupling Company, a major Maryland manufacturer and supplier of hose fittings and accessories. Founded in 1916, Dixon is one of Maryland’s largest heavy manufacturing employers, and an international presence in the manufacturing industry.