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Keep Your Support Going for Laura and Reid's Law

The 2018 General Assembly Session concluded last month in Annapolis. Of all the issues that I worked on, none hit closer to home or had more resonance with me as a husband and father than the presentation and debate over Laura and Reid’s Law.   Laura Wallen was a beloved teacher and an expectant mother. On September...

End of Session 2018: News from Annapolis

  April 12, 2018   The 2018 Maryland General Assembly Session concluded at midnight on Monday. This letter attempts to summarize the major issues that the 47 Senators and 141 Delegates have dealt with over the past 90 days. It is an honor to serve as your State Senator. My goal is to keep you informed on the battle to...

Ready Report March 19: The Fight for Tax Reform

Ready Report-  March 19, 2018Good Afternoon everyone. Session has reached its own version of March Madness with three weeks left in the 2018 Legislative Session. Governor Hogan and General Assembly Republicans Fight for State Income Tax Reform. Earlier in Session 2018, I informed you of my support for Governor Hogan’s tax relief package. The Governor’s plan was to “hold Marylanders...

Ready Report March 27: March Madness, Congressman Harris Visit, and More!

Ready Report-  March 27, 2018Good Afternoon everyone! We are at the two-minute warning of the 2018 General Assembly Session. With only two weeks left to go, a lot of news will be coming from Annapolis. I will do my best to keep you up to date on any developments. Senator Ready and Family at the...

Carroll County Delegation Secures Funding for Key Local Projects om State Capital Budget

April 9, 2018   For Immediate Release: Contact: Andy Baranauskas (410) 841-3683   Carroll County Delegation Secures Funding for Key Local Projects in State Capital Budget Annapolis: Last week the Maryland General Assembly voted to enact Governor Hogan’s FY2019 Capital...

Ready Report March 19: March Madness in Annapolis

Ready Report-  March 19, 2018Good Afternoon everyone. Session has reached its own version of March Madness with three weeks left in the 2018 Legislative Session. Governor Hogan and General Assembly Republicans Fight for State Income Tax Reform. Earlier in Session 2018, I informed you of my support for Governor Hogan’s tax relief package. The Governor’s plan was...

Ready Report February 26: Defending the First Amendment, Protecting our Law Enforcement, and More!

Ready Report-  February 26, 2018 We are officially past the halfway point of the 2018 General Assembly Session. You can always stay up to date on what’s going on in Annapolis by following me the major social media platforms; Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. District Night 2018: Thank you to all who were able to attend...

Senator Ready Delivers Lincoln Day Address to the General Assembly

State Senator Justin Ready gave the following address to the members of the Maryland General Assembly on Monday, February 12th, 2018. You can listen to the audio version of this address here. Click on Monday, February 12, 2018, and fastforward to around 33 mins.   Mr. President, Leader Peters, Leader Jennings, and Senate colleagues,...

Ready Report February 5: Senator Ready Introduces Laura and Reid's Law

Ready Report-  February 5, 2018 We are about to start week number five of the 2018 Session. If you want all the best access and inside scoop on what’s going on in Annapolis, I invite you to like my Facebook page or follow me on Twitter and Instagram. You can always reach me with your thoughts directly at SenatorReady@gmail.com....

Ready Report January 29: Ready works with Governor Hogan to Champion Redistricting Reform, Carroll Farms Reach Century Farm Status, and More!

Ready Report- January 29, 2018 Good afternoon! Session 2018 is in full swing. I want to invite you to like my Facebook page or follow me on Twitter and Instagram to keep up with what is going on in Annapolis. You can always reach me with your thoughts directly at SenatorReady@gmail.com.  Senator Ready Championing Redistricting Reform with Governor Hogan...

Ready Report January 18: Help us Stop Sanctuary State, District Night, and More!

Ready Report- January 18, 2018 Good afternoon! We hit the ground running last week as the 2018 Legislative Session is now in full swing. I want to hear from you about ideas to improve our state. You can always reach me with your thoughts directly at SenatorReady@gmail.com. Help Us Stop Harmful Sanctuary State Legislation The Annapolis...

Ready Report Jan 11: Thank you for Your Support, Tax Relief, and more!

Ready Report- January 11, 2018 Good afternoon! Yesterday the General Assembly convened in Annapolis for the 2018 Session. Maryland operates with a “Citizen Legislature”. Senators and Delegates work in various fields during the year, but assemble for 90 days for their Districts in Annapolis. Throughout the Session I'll be doing my best to keep you up to...

Ready Report January 4: Session 2018 Starts Soon, Hogan Helps MD Taxpayers, and MD Regulatory Reform

Ready Report- January 4, 2018 Good afternoon! I hope you and your family have had a great start to 2018. I'm certainly getting off to a fast start as the Maryland General Assembly 2018 Session begins next week! Throughout the 90-day Session I'll be doing my best to keep you up to date on what's happening...

Merry Christmas from Senator Justin Ready

Merry Christmas! As we head into this weekend, my family and I want to wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas. We hope you have a relaxing and fun time. I look forward to reconnecting with you in the New Year! Luke 2:10-14: Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people....

Ready Report December 16: Ready OpEd on CCPS, Board of Public Works Approves Funding for Carroll, and More!

Ready Report- December 16th Good Afternoon, I hope everyone is in the Christmas spirit as 2017 winds to a close. 


Ready Report December 7: Carroll County Delegation Public Hearing, Hogan Baltimore City Crime Plan, and More!

Ready Report- December 7th  Happy Thursday everyone! It seems like 2017 is speeding to its conclusion and before you know it, we will convene in Annapolis for the 2018 General Assembly Session. I look forward to representing you...

November 22- Happy Thanksgiving

Ready Report- November 22Dear Friend,  With all the terrible stories in the news lately, it’s good to take some time to focus on what we are thankful for. God has truly blessed us to live in the most free and prosperous nation in the...

Ready Report November 7: Reaching our Goal, Computer Science Education Boost, and More!

Ready Report- November 7 Dear Friend,  I want to start off this update offering my sincerest prayers to the victims and families of the recent terrorist attack in NYC and...

Ready Report October 26: Support Tax Relief, Hogan Executive Action, Local News, and More!

Ready Report- October 26 It is hard to believe that we have reached the end of October. 2017 is flying by, and Session 2018 will be here before you know it. Next year is a pivotal year for the State of...

Ready Report October 10: OpEd on Anthem Protests, Local News, and More!

Ready Report- October 10  In light of the recent attacks in Las Vegas, I would like to express my sincerest thoughts and prayers towards all of those affected by this tragedy. We appreciate the swift and brave actions of our first responders who risked their lives to save others. May God...

Ready Report September 21: Help for Public Safety Personnel, Funding for Carroll Roads, and more!

Ready Report- September 21st I hope everyone is having a great start to their fall and new school year. Governor Hogan Approves FirstNet Communications Plan for First Responders


Ready Report September 5th

Ready Report- September 5th   I hope everyone had a great Labor Day Weekend. Today is the first day of school for our students and teachers, I want to wish you all a...

District 5 Team Files Together for Re-Election

For Immediate Release Contact: Justin Ready: 443-974-2079              Susan Krebs:  410-371-0848              April Rose: 410-259-9824              Haven Shoemaker: 443-326-7267

Ready Report August 18: Response to Charlottesville, Local News, and More!

Ready Report August 18, 2017 President Lincoln once said, “At what point then is the approach of danger (to our nation) to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up from amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot,...

Ready Report August 1: Emission Reform, Help for our Vets, Local News, and More!

Ready Report August 1, 2017 Happy first day of August everyone. There is a special feeling in the air during this time of the summer. It reminds me that the start of football season and a new school year is getting close....

Common Sense Help for the Bay

Throughout Governor Hogan’s first three years in office, I have worked with him to find common sense solutions for issues that affect our State. Whether it was repealing the ridiculous Rain Tax mandate, passing tax credits to help manufacturers and other job creators in Maryland, pushing for tax relief on retirement income,...

CC Times OpEd: AG Frosh Should Recuse Himself

Other Voices: AG Frosh should recuse himself from redistricting case “Power tends to corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely." That quote from Lord Acton applies well to Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, who acts in hyper-partisan fashion, using his office to send out...

Ready Report June 28th, OpEd of Free Speech, Update of Paid Sick Leave, Local News, and More!

Ready Report June 28, 2017 As we approach the 4th of July weekend, I want to wish you and your family a happy and safe holiday weekend. Soon we will have the chance to celebrate the birthday of our great country, always one of...

Ready Report June 13: Frosh Suing President Trump, Local News, and More!

Ready Report June 13, 2017 Summer is starting to heat up! Congratulations to our Carroll County Students who graduated from either High School or College over the past few weeks. I wish you all the best of luck on your next adventure.


Ready Report June 2: Paid Leave Veto, Local News, and More!

Ready Report June 2, 2017  I hope everyone had a fun and relaxing Memorial Day Weekend. Thank you to all of our service members and their families who sacrificed for our freedom. Below you can find out information regarding Governor Hogan’s veto of the paid sick leave bill, news on Knorr Break expanding in Carroll County, and details...