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Ready Report January 24th

Ready Report January 24th After a slow first two weeks, the pace has definitely picked up in Annapolis. I am beginning to introduce my legislative initiatives to the Senate. Over the next few weeks, my bills will be sent to their respective subject matter committees. I will be sure to keep you up to date with our progress....

Carroll County Times OpEd: Back to Work in Annapolis

Last week, the 439th Session of the Maryland General Assembly began in Annapolis. I was honored to take the oath of office to continue serving in the State Senate. In November, I was elected to that office for the first time after serving as an appointee during the previous term. I look forward to working with our District 5 team...

Carroll County Legislative Delegation to Hold Public Meeting on Local Bill Requests

For Immediate Release Contact: Meg Butler (410) 841-3683 January 15, 2019 Carroll County Legislative Delegation to Hold Public Hearing on Local Bill Requests The Carroll County Delegation will hold their annual public hearing on proposed county legislation on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.  The hearing will take place in the Reagan Room of the County Office...

Back in Action 2019

Back in Action: Commencement of Session 2019 Yesterday, the commencement of the 439th Legislative Session took place in Annapolis. I took my oath of office, and was reaffirmed in the Maryland State Senate. I look forward to working with my colleagues but most importantly, being your voice in Annapolis. We hit the ground running like always this year....

Merry Christmas

The Christmas season is my favorite time of the year and one that our family looks forward to. As we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ we can reflect on God's blessings in our own lives and on our nation too. The New Year's celebration and the Hanukkah...

Senator Ready OpEd: Time to Reform Redistricting in Maryland

As we reach the Christmas season and end of 2018, my family and I are grateful for the blessings we’ve been given in our lives. I’m particularly grateful for the opportunity to continue serving Carroll County in the State Senate and working to advance policies that will make our state better for families, retirees and job creators. Representing our area...

Ready Report: Special Event Wednesday and Redistricting OpEd

  Ready Report- December 17th Dear Friend, Delegate April Rose Holiday Party Join me and Delegate April Rose at her Christmas Holiday Party. Her event is on December 19, at 6pm at Liberatore’s Restaurant in Westminster. Delegate Rose is a valuable member of our District 5 team and works to push forward our business...

Ready Report December 5th: Redistricting Update, Delegate Rose Holiday Party, and more!

Ready Report- December 5thGood Afternoon Everyone! 2018 is rapidly coming to an end, and Session 2019 will be here before you it. This should be an interesting Session. Governor Hogan will have more flexibility to push a jobs and family friendly agenda during his second term, while a new cast of legislators will change the status quote in Annapolis. I will...

Happy Thanksgiving

It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving is already here! With the tumultuous non-stop world we live in, stopping to reflect and give thanks is imperative. God has truly blessed us to live in the most free and prosperous nation in the world. May God bless you and your family this Thanksgiving Weekend.  “Let...

Thank you Carroll County!

Dear Friend -- I just want to say thank you - thank you for your support, friendship and prayers during the past four years and especially this election season. We won a big victory on Tuesday in my race for the State Senate, winning 72%-28%. We had some really good news -...

Early Voting Begins Today

Good Morning! After all the commercials, door-knocking and mailing - people start casting ballots today in Maryland as early voting begins and runs through November 1st. The polls are open every day from 10 a.m. through 8.p.m. If you are concerned you might not have time or be...

Ready Report October 22nd: Early Voting Starts this Thursday, News from the Campaign, and More!

Ready Report October 22 Good Afternoon! We are barreling our way to November 6th, and the election will be here before you know it! Over these last 15 days of the campaign, I humbly ask for your support not only for myself but our entire District 5 Team; Delegates Krebs, Rose, and Shoemaker, and of course, Governor Hogan.

Ready Report September 24: Senator Ready Plans to Reintroduce Laura and Reid's Law, Upcoming Events, and More

Ready Report September 24th Good Morning Everyone! I hope everyone had a nice and relaxing weekend. As we gear up for the general election, Team Hogan has been working hard to ensure we continue to keep Maryland on the prosperous path Governor Hogan has put the state on.   Senator Ready and Delegates Krebs, Rose,...

Senator Justin Ready & Family of Slain Howard County Teacher to Re-Introduce Legislation Protecting Expectant Mothers

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Meg Butler (410) 841-3683September 7, 2018 Senator Justin Ready & Family of Slain Howard County Teacher to Re-Introduce Legislation Protecting Expectant Mothers  With the news of Tyler Tessier’s suicide yesterday, the Wallen family was again denied justice.Tessier was charged with first degree murder for Laura’s death, but since Reid was only 14weeks in development...

Ready Report 8/28: Carroll Cooling Centers, Meet Craig Wolf, and More!

Good Afternoon – I hope everyone is enjoying the last few days of summer - even with it getting really hot again this week. While it’s disappointing that summer is almost over, it’s exciting to welcome a new school year and the start of football season! In addition, the election season is heating up. I've included some updates below:

Ready Report August 13th

Ready Report August 13th We're in the dog days of August - the return to school for students is just around the corner - but there's a lot going on locally and around the state. First, some information about the impact of the recent heavy rain and storms we've had in our region: Road Closure Information:Carroll County has been pelted...

Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence Day! As we celebrate the 242nd birthday of the United States of America, it is important that we pause to reflect on how blessed we are to live in this great country. Civility in American politics is at an all-time low, and at times it feels that the divisiveness within our country is beyond repair. Because of that...

CC Times OpEd: Please Support Team Hogan

The past four years serving as your State Senator; working with Governor Hogan, have been a great honor and privilege. The responsibility of representing the concerns of Carroll County residents as well as the importance of standing up for what I believe to be right is one that I take very seriously. We’ve made a lot of progress reforming state...

Early Voting Begins TODAY

Good Morning -- The Republican primary in Maryland starts today as early voting begins and runs through June 21st The polls are open every day from 10a.m. through 8.p.m. If you are concerned you might not have time or be out of town on primary day, June 26th, I encourage you to vote early. For the first time there are...

You're Invited to the 8th Annual Business Breakfast Roundtable Hosted by Senator Ready

Good Afternoon! I wanted to reach out to you personally to invite you to my 8th Annual Business Breakfast fundraiser, taking place just 11 days from now. This is a great event each year held with local business and community leaders where we get the chance to discuss legislation from this past session and what’s coming down the road. This...

Ready Report May 30th: Events with AG Candidate Craig Wolf and Senator Ready Business Breakfast

Ready Report May 30th Good Afternoon Everyone! I hope everyone had a great Memorial Day Weekend. Ruth and I made sure we took time out to pray for and reflect on the sacrifices made by our service men and women. We are thankful for the sacrifices made by our fallen heroes who fought to preserve our freedom. RR530.PNG

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...