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I want to continue to keep you updated on news and events going on both in Carroll County and Annapolis. This update contains information on an upcoming life insurance town hall forum, a Route 32 survey, events in our area and a traffic alert. 

Life Insurance Town Hall Forum

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer, Jr. will be conducting a town hall forum to solicit feedback on issues related to the state’s life and health insurance sector. Consumers, business owners, and regulated insurance entities are invited to participate. Some of the topics to be discussed include implementation of the Affordable Care Act, changes to employee benefit plans, as well as options with medical stop-loss insurance, and experiences with the Maryland’s Health Benefit Exchange. Carolyn Quattrocki, Executive Director of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, will also be in attendance with Commissioner Redmer.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Scott Theatre – Carroll Community College

1601 Washington Rd., Westminster, MD

MD 32 Planning Study

The Maryland Department of Transportation is conducting a community survey to include the ideas and recommendations of those who live, work, worship, attend school, shop, and commute on 32 from I-170 to MD 26. To participate in this survey, visit

Leadership Carroll

Leadership Carroll is now accepting applications for the Class of 2017. Leadership Carroll is cosponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and Carroll Community College. Since its debut in 1990, Leadership Carroll has been the premier leadership development program in Carroll County. For more information about the program or to apply, click here.

Westminster Memorial Day Parade

Groups interested in participating in this year’s parade should contact the American Legion Post 31 immediately to be registered. Contact Paul Emmert at 443-745-1948 or Skip Amass at [email protected] or 410-259-0871. Information is also available at

Upcoming Events in Carroll County

Traffic Alert for the week of May 9, 2016
Carroll County Department of Public Work advises drivers to allow extra time when traveling through construction work zones.

  • Mahuron Road Storm Drain Work
  • Main Road Pipe Crossing Work
  • Middleburg Road Pipe Crossing Work (MD 194 to Union Bridge Road)
  • Monarch Meadows Court Storm Drain Work
  • Tara Oaks Court Storm Drain Work

May 15: Annual Cascade Lake Triathlon and Duathlon 7 am to 10 am -on/in the area of Snydersburg Road between Cape Horn Road and Maryland 482. Snydersburg Road closed except to residents.

Keeping you informed is a responsibility that I take seriously and always appreciate your interest and feedback on my updates. Please contact me with any questions or concerns that you have.


Senator Justin Ready