A developmental psychologist by trade, Delegate Michele Guyton is a busy lady, focusing her efforts on education, psychology and “supporting those who don’t always have the loudest voice.”
With students headed back to school, leaders provided updates at the recent Joint Appropriations and House Ways and Means Committee meeting.
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.
As of now, 18 states, 2 territories and DC have legalized small amounts of cannabis for recreational use. Maryland lawmakers are looking at all of those states for perspective and lessons learned.