This session was a historic opportunity to respond to the issues raised by the death of Freddie Gray.
Like far too many Baltimore residents, he was lead poisoned as a child. I continued my efforts to reduce the risk that children will be harmed for life by this preventable disease. Work strengthens families and reduces crime. Building a 21st century Pimlico Race Course would bring jobs to Park Heights. We took a big step towards making that happen. A pilot program I enacted will enable fathers to get work and pay their child support. Education leads to higher-paying jobs. More pre-kindergarten means more kids ready to learn.
In this summary of the 2016 General Assembly session, I describe what I accomplished on these and other issues.
Now that I’m back home, I hope to see you in the community.
Download the PDF here: Session Summary 2016