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Cooling Centers Open Today in Carroll County

Firstly, I wanted to acknowledge the recently released sad news about Governor Larry Hogan being diagnosed with Stage III non-Hodgkin lymphoma. I would like to ask that you keep the Governor in your prayers. On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 forecasted temperatures will be in the middle to upper 90’s with a combination of high humidity which has prompted the Carroll...

Class Warfare Won’t Help Middle Class

There has been much talk recently in political circles and the media about the middle class, whether it’s disappearing, and what elected leaders should do to help this wide swath of Americans. I’ve watched as two liberal candidates for President have tried to claim the mantle of middle class champions by raging at Wall Street and attacking the so-called wealthy....

2015 Senatorial Scholarship Recipients

Senator Justin Ready, District 5 is pleased to announce the award of college scholarships from Carroll County to 49 students for the academic year of 2015-2016. “I wish these students all the best as they pursue their continued education and appreciate the hard work of my scholarship committee in evaluating all the applicants,” said Senator Ready.

Funds Approved for Veterans Memorial Park

Tuesday, Sen. Justin Ready (R- Carroll) was pleased to receive word that the Board of Public Works approved $45,000 in Program Open Space funding to design and engineer recreational facilities in Westminster Veterans Memorial Park. “”Myself and Delegates Krebs, Rose, and Shoemaker are pleased that Board of Public Works has approved this important funding. These funds are going to engineer...

Weekly Update 5/3

It’s always been my goal to keep you updated on what is going on in Carroll County as well as important legislative information. This update contains a traffic alert, Baltimore City charity information, community budget presentation information, and a synopsis and review of two important Session bills.

Changing the Conversation on Spending

The 2015 Maryland General Assembly Session came to a close earlier this month. This is my fifth session serving in the General Assembly and it was, in my view, the most positive from a taxpayer perspective.  In just three months since his inauguration, Governor Hogan has completely changed the conversation about spending and taxes in Annapolis.