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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:

Senator Ready with Governor Hogan during Session 2018

Carroll County Cooling Centers - Open August 28-29:

With the weather turning hot again, Carroll County Government has opened cooling centers in different parts of the county that are accessible for those who need to cool off and may not have the best situation in their homes or places of business. To see a complete list and get details on the centers, visit this link:

Girls on the Run Registration Now Open:

Girls on the Run® inspires girls in grades 3-5 to be joyful, healthy, and confident by using running to teach valuable life skills. Teams of 15-20 girls meet twice weekly after school for 10 weeks. Each season concludes with the girls and their running buddies completing a 5K run. The spring season will start the week of September 16, with the season-ending 5K scheduled for December 2 in Westminster, MD.

Registration is now open. Program registration fee is $175 and includes 5K registration, water bottle, t-shirt, and all program materials. Financial assistance is available – no girl is turned away. Visit for a list of program sites and to register. Questions? Call 443-583-7740.

Upcoming Carroll Event for Craig Wolf, Republican candidate for Attorney General against Brian Frosh:

Join Delegates Krebs, Rose and Shoemaker and I for a special fundraiser at the home of David & Kellie Patton with Republican candidate for Attorney General, Craig Wolf who is taking on incumbent Attorney General Brian Frosh. This is a race that is winnable, even in blue Maryland because of the lack of focus that Attorney General Frosh has paid to issues affecting Marylanders versus constantly playing D.C. politics, suing the President and federal government.

This event will raise much-needed funds for Craig's campaign. If you don't know much about Craig Wolf - please take a moment to check out his resume and record of service and accomplishment. He's a former prosecutor, staffed the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and took lead role in legislation cracking down on child predators and abusers. He's an active member of the Army Rangers, joining the Army after 9/11 at age 40! His diverse public service and business experience makes him an ideal choice for Attorney General.

For tickets and information, click here. I hope you can join Craig, and my District 5 teammates and I on September 18th in Finksburg!

Interested in Helping Team Hogan?
As we gear up for the general election, it is important that we get as many volunteers involved as possible. Team Hogan had a great network of support for the primary election and we hope to get even more help for the General. If you are interested in helping Governor Hogan, myself, and Delegates Krebs, Rose, and Shoemaker re-elected, please contact Andy Baranauskas at 443-605-4389 or [email protected].

We need help with door-to-door voter engagement, sign placement, and event volunteers. If you know any politically active college students, this is a great way to get school credit through the Hogan Student Fellowship. Thank you for your help!

 Stay Tuned
In the next few weeks I will be announcing the date for the Annual Ready Fall Family Picnic. This is a great event every year, where we get to relax, have some great food, and connect with wonderful voters of Carroll County. I hope you can make it!

Connecting With Us:

To stay up to date and informed, I hope you’ll like my Facebook page - and follow me on Twitter - and Instagram- It’s a great way to stay informed
and to get in touch with me when you have concerns.

I consider it a great honor and responsibility to serve you in Annapolis and welcome your thoughts and opinions.  Please feel free to contact me or my staff with any questions, or concerns that you have.


Sen. Justin Ready