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Please call to support the Child Access Prevention bill!

Estimated 4.6 million American Children live in homes with at least one firearm that is loaded and unlocked.  Protect our children and get SB646 out of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee.   We are asking you to call committee members Senator Cassilly (410-841-3158) Senator Hough…

End animal testing for cosmetics! It is cruel and unnecessary!

End animal testing for cosmetics (SB 729) Animal testing for cosmetics is cruel and unnecessary. In traditional animal tests, rabbits, guinea pigs, mice and rats have substances forced down their throats, dripped into their eyes, or smeared onto their skin before they are killed….

Please contact your Delegates today to support a full Ban on cruel and inhumane killing contests.

PLEASE click on this link and send your Reps a strong letter urging them to vote for a full ban on these horrific, cruel killing contests that have no place in any society! Speak for those who cannot speak for themselves. Please share this…

Support the Maryland Fair Elections Act!

Maryland elections are increasingly fueled by wealthy individuals and corporate donors.  As these large donations drive elections, it’s easy to feel like the voices of ordinary people like you and me don’t matter. But there is good news: Maryland legislators are considering a proposal…

Please post your support NOW for the Blueprint for Maryland’s future!

A sea of blue shirts rallied at the capital this morning to hear Brit Kirwan speak and support the big bill with the 10-year implementation of the recommendations of the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education (HB1300/SB1000).  This bill had a quadruple hearing in front…

Contact your Rep on House Judiciary today to support Women’s Prerelease Center

The bill to create a women’s pre-release unit for women preparing to return to the community after incarceration is on the move and will be heard in the House’s judiciary committee tomorrow, February 18 at 1 p.m. If you are in District 33, please…

2020 Legislative Priorities

Each year WISE develops a list of legislative priorities by asking each of our issues-based huddles to choose a few bills central to their mission they would like WISE to advocate for. Our 2020 legislative priorities include bills focused on education reform, reducing the…

How to Submit Testimony to the Maryland General Assembly

2020 Legislative Session – Procedure for Submitting Written Testimony The below explanation was provided by Mark Posner of the Maryland Chapter of the Sierra Club. The following procedures govern the submission of written testimony to all subject-matter committees in the Senate and House.  The…

Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Summit

Delegate Alice Cain and other supporters of full funding for the Kirwan recommendations  (Blueprint for MD) for education reform are sponsoring a summit from 2-5pm on Dec 7th.  Please spread the word, and attend if you can! Register at: tinyurl.com/AABlueprintSummit Only 40% of Maryland…

Please call Governor Hogan 410-974-3901 and tell him stop short changing HBCUs and give them the amount they are owed and deserve!

It’s time to take a stand! Please call Governor Hogan 410-974-3901 and tell him stop short changing HBCUs and give them the amount they are owed and deserve!  It is well past time to take a stand!  We need everyone to call!  Please also…