Governor Larry Hogan delivered his final State of the State address this week and highlighted accomplishments from his tenure, saying “We changed Maryland for the better,” and that “…we must all learn to live with this virus, not to live in fear of it.”
Old Line’s lobbyists successfully advocated for changes that impacted their client’s renewable power business – a key win following this legislative session.
Old Line Government Affairs helped its client The Cigar Association of America with legislation that impacts the way tax is calculated for online cigar companies.
Lobbying efforts from Old Line Government Affairs helped secure major cost savings for municipally owned utility customers.
Governor Hogan recently signed another batch of bills into law following the 2021 Legislative Session. Despite the pandemic, legislators have reiterated to Old Line that this session has been incredibly productive, and the legislation will be impactful.
Persevering through three months of Zoom hearings and masked testifying on the House and Senate floors, the Maryland legislature accomplished important initiatives addressing telehealth services, sports betting, police reform, pay for essential workers and more.
While all Maryland legislative sessions become part of the historical record, the 2020 session, which was the 441st, will have an asterisk next to it. For 2021, vigilance will be required to be certain one’s voice is heard.
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