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Welcome to the Calvert County Republican Central Committee (CCRCC) website.  Check out the opportunities to participate in local Republican Clubs, upcoming events, and to learn of Republican legislative news.  We hope you will visit us often and join in our activities.  Please be sure to join us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. For information on the Calvert County Republican Party, please email calvertgop.hq@calvertgop.org.

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April 3, 6:30 pm

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Calvert County Republican Party Headquarters
424 Solomons Island Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Republican Women of Calvert County (RWCC)

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Join us April 7th for a fun, past-paced afternoon of prizes while supporting a great cause!

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For reservations, please call: 240-416-4224.

To learn more about this event, including a list of participating sponsors, please visit Quarter Auctions in SOMD on Facebook.

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MD Legislative Updates
Check out this excellent update on legislation before the General Assembly of Maryland by Ella Ennis.
House Version of the Senate Sanctuary Bill

The House version of the bills will be heard on March 5 at 1 pm in the Judiciary Committee.

House Bill #s are - HB 1165 (SB 718)  prohibits a state/local gov't. agent from requesting information on immigration status or citizenship status.  Allows and individual to sue govt. agent and recover court costs and attorneys fees.

Under SB 718/HB 1165 state and local officials, employees or agents including Juvenile Services, Public Schools, Public Institutions of Higher Education, human services as well as police, correctional employees or agents of the courts or prosecutor would not be able to ask about immigration status or to cooperate/communicate with federal immigration officials in carrying out their duties.

HB 913 (SB 817) prohibits cooperation between employee or agent of a correctional facility including not allowing them to notify Federal Immigration regarding the state date of release of a person held in their facility. It  also prohibits a police officer from asking about a person's immigration status, birthplace during a stop, search or arrest.

Finally, there is SB 599 which will be heard in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on 2/27 and the House companion HB 1273 -Attorney General to assist Boards of Education, public institutions of higher education, hospitals,  to develop policies and guidelines "that limits immigration enforcement on an entity's premises to the fullest extent possible".

You can e-mail members of the committee if you can't get to the hearing. Email us if you would like a list of committee members and emails.

See full list of legislative hearings Feb 25-Mar 8.

See full list of priority bills.

Hogan Releases Supplemental Budget

Press Release, March 4

Includes $2.8 Million for University of Maryland, $1.5 Million for Maryland’s Dairy Farmers, $250,000 for Ellicott City Public Alert System; $27 Million In Additional Savings

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today submitted a supplemental budget for Fiscal Year 2020 that saves $27 million in general funds, provides increased funding for several important state and local initiatives, and makes necessary technical corrections.

The largest savings are realized in Medicaid, as the state is now forecasting nearly $35 million more in savings across Fiscal Years 2019 and 2020 than when the budget was submitted in January.

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Hogan Admin Announces Significant Progress on Conowingo Dam

Press Release, February 25

Includes Multi-State Strategy, Bidder for Dredging Pilot Project

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration today announced that Maryland has made significant progress toward solving environmental problems stemming from the Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River. This progress includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recognition of the Conowingo Watershed Implementation Plan multi-state strategy and plan to hire a third-party fundraiser and project coordinator; and Maryland’s selection of a winning bidder to carry out a pilot project for dredging, beneficial reuse, and testing of sediment behind the dam.

These steps – along with a comprehensive set of environmental protection requirements issued by the Hogan administration to Exelon Corporation as conditions for the company relicensing the dam – encompass the Hogan administration’s multi-pronged, multi-state, public-private strategy to address water pollution issues associated with the Conowingo Dam.

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