WOMEN’S RIGHTS

Support Women’s Rights: the Equal Rights Amendment, Reproductive Rights, Personhood and Control of One’s Own Body The Equal Rights Amendment (the 28th Amendment to the Constitution) has been duly ratified and should be recorded by the National Archivist. The Dobbs...

VOTING AND CIVIL RIGHTS

We must dedicate ourselves to the cause of democracy, voting rights, civil rights. We must fight against autocracy and against the denial of voting rights and civil rights. Among the improvements we should champion in Maryland are an end to gerrymandering, universal...

RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

In rural Western Maryland, voters are highly concerned about rural economic development issues.  I strongly support universal Internet broadband access; state support for agricultural innovations, such as new crops like hemp; leveraging tourism and farms through...

CLEAN AIR, CLEAN WATER, CLEAN ENERGY

ENVIRONMENT Protect our environment! Work for clean air, clean water, clean energy, renewable energy, and renewable energy jobs. Transition away from fossil fuels. Make Appalachia the home of the new renewable energy economy. For more information about Maryland’s...

AFFORDABLE HOUSING

For Western Maryland to grow economically, our middle-income workers – teachers, nurses, police and firemen, industrial and agricultural workers, service sector workers, and so on – must be able to afford to live here. While we need to attract new residents, our...