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Call Governor Hogan and urge him to sign bills we need for the environment!

Call Governor Hogan! The Clean Energy Jobs Act passed!!!but for this victory to take effect, the governor will need to SIGN THE BILLS.  If he vetoes it, lawmakers will need to vote to override.Please urge Gov. Hogan to sign this bill. Call 410-974-3901 or email . You can…

Please comment on federal criminal justice regulations that are moving in the wrong direction.

This is an urgent note regarding a change in federal regulations. That change would require applicants for federal jobs to disclose whether they ever have been in a “diversion” program—whether or not any conviction resulted from the charges. While not a part of Maryland…

Please ask Governor Hogan to sign Education Reform Funding legislation.

Ask Governor Hogan to Sign Education Reform Funding Legislation Action:  Please take 1 minute to send this email to Governor Hogan asking him to sign SB1030 (Kirwan education legislation), to release funds for the next school year (which has discretion to withhold if he…

AACo Budget Open Letters

WISE would like to thank the County Executive for providing the opportunity for citizen input into the 2020 budget and urge him to be bold as he finalizes his proposal. WISE has organized as Mr. Pittman has challenged all residents. Will it make a…

An Excellnt watch: We Need to Talk About an Injustice by Bryan Stevenson

Please watch and share!

Visit the County Executive’s budget planner, please.

County Executive Pittman’s budget tool is posted on the AA Co web site and  is not only great for figuring out the impacts of different spending and revenue options, it’s got the ability to Submit your preferred combination. The Capital reported last week that…

Eliminating Systemic Racism from our Communities

For our April General Meeting, WISE hosted Going Deeper: Eliminating Systemic Racism from our Communities. The WISE Racial Justice Huddle shared some of their experiences, resources, and learning from the perspective that as white people, we should not rely on people of color to…

Call Senator Zirkin to bring HB782 to a vote. Maryland must do the right thing for victims.

From The Human Trafficking Prevention Project: Despite overwhelming support for the True Freedom Act spurred on by an agreement on amendments between the advocates and the Maryland State’s Attorney’s Association, the True Freedom Act of 2019 has yet to be brought up for a…

The Clean Energy Jobs Act is on the move! Please call today!!

The Clean Energy Jobs Act is on the move! Yesterday it will be moved from the Rules Committee! Today it will be voted on in the House Economic Matters Committee Keep up the Grass roots pressure! Call your delegate today! It’s Ok if you’ve…

URGENT from the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project – please call NOW.

Immediate Action Required! Legislative deadline just days away The end of the 2019 Maryland General Assembly Session is just days away, and the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee has still not voted on HB 307, the bill to create the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation…