A Primer for the Next 90 Days

As the saying goes “No man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session.” Nowhere is that more true than in the Maryland General Assembly, when the checkbooks and liberties of average Marylanders are under a yearly assault from Gov. Martin O’Malley and the General Assembly leadership.

There are thousands of bills that will be before the General Assembly this year. Many of them will be passed with zero testimony by average citizens and by unanimous votes in the General Assembly. You can have a role in passing good legislation or stopping bad legislation merely by showing up in Annapolis to testify or by contacting your legislators.

Read more: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/red-maryland-blog/bal-red-maryland-take-on-the-general-assembly-20140107,0,3014746.story#ixzz2pk0rMbAU

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