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I wanted to share some of the latest news with you that's come across my desk and remind you about our Fall Family Fundraiser this coming Tuesday - have a great weekend!

Upcoming Event - Senator Ready’s Fall Family Fundraiser

Hope you can join us for our annual Fall Family Fundraiser and this year we'll be rallying for the election which will be just under a month away. Come out and grab campaign materials and enjoy the driving range, mini-golf course and other activities!

Details:

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 5:00-7:00 pm

Island Green Family Fun Center, 1199 Pleasant Valley Road S. Westminster, MD 21158

Tickets and information can be found here

New Laws in Effect as of October 1, 2022

Most laws take effect either immediately following the end of the General Assembly’s conclusion in April or over the summer.  A few took effect this past Saturday, October 1st.  Here are a few you should be aware of:

-Minimum age to marry was raised from 15 to age 17

-Mandatory increased security for firearms dealers (I voted against and Governor Hogan vetoed due to the one-size-fits all policies in this legislation)

-Move Over, Slow Down when passing a stopped vehicle (was previously just emergency vehicles)

Westminster: MD Route 27 at Main Street Road Closure

Please be aware of the upcoming temporary road closure at the intersection of MD Rte. 27 and Main Street in Westminster beginning October 21, 2022 to replace the railroad crossing in connection with Maryland Midland Railway. This closure is expected to last at least four (4) days with an expected re-opening date of October 25, 2022. During this time period, vehicle traffic will be detoured. Drivers should prepare for some delay when traveling through this area. Additionally, this project will cause partial lane closures at this intersection potentially through October 28, 2022.

Election Judges Needed in Carroll County

Carroll County is needs 128 more judges to reach its 477 election judge goal.   For additional information or to apply, visit https://elections.carrollcountymd.gov/judgeInfo.aspx