As we stand poised for the start of the Maryland General Assembly’s 2020 Legislative session today at 12pm, Family League looks forward to working within our coalitions to advance policy measures that will further support the transformative work we undertake throughout the year to significantly improve outcomes for children, youth, and families across the city of Baltimore. Over the next 90 days, Family League’s Public Policy Newsletter
Family League embarks upon Transformation 2020, tracks the Kirwan Commission’s Funding Formula Workgroup, and much more!
This week saw the close of the 439th Legislative Session. Family League’s Policy Team spent the past 90 days working closely with Baltimore City’s Delegates and Senators to pass several key pieces of strong public policy that we believe will support the wellbeing of children and families across our City. Each of our five priority bills passed this year! These are big wins, but each represents only
We are down to the final wire in the 2019 Legislative Session – this is the 12th week, and there are only eight days remaining before the 90th and final day, also known as “Sine Die” (pronounced sigh-nee di-ee). Family League is working around-the-clock to advance policies that will support Baltimore’s children and youth – check out our 2019 Legislative Priorities Packet to learn more about the work we’re
We are past the halfway point of the 90-day Legislative Session in Annapolis, and some big deadlines are ahead! Next Monday, March 18th, will mark the 69th day of Session, which is the Opposite Bill Crossover Date. This means that bills must be passed out of either the House or Senate, and sent to the opposite chamber, by this date; any bills that miss this critical deadline
We’re just one-third of the way through the 90-Day Legislative Session in Annapolis, and our around-the-clock Public Policy efforts have already resulted in significant movement on our priority bills on maternal and infant health, with hearings on three of the bills Family League has been working on over the past year. In the most recent issue of our Public Policy newsletter, learn about these bills as well