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Under the Dome

Under The Dome / Under the Dome - February 22nd, 2018

Under the Dome - February 22nd, 2018


Time is really flying here in Annapolis at the 2018 session! Happy to report that I’m getting a lot of bills passed and work done.

Just remember, not too may more weeks to spring. There’s still time to see you “Under The Dome!”

Please keep in touch! I appreciate your friendship and support. You’re the reason I’m here.

Looking forward to seeing you around on the Shore and “Under The Dome,”


Starting the week off great with Rados brothers and the Decatur Diner team.

At Ocean City's American Legion Post #166 for the Four Chaplains ceremony. Joined by girls with the Ladies Auxiliary, members of Coast Guard Station Ocean City, along with members of our local Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops.

At the Ocean Pines eatery A Bagel And... with Vinny DeMarco and Tammy Bresnahan, getting ready to talk about prescription drug prices.

At an Ocean Pines AARP meeting, talking about the excessive cost of prescription cost prices.

Rob Hart with the Worcester County Department of Aging

Boardwalk Elvis at A Bagel And... shows me how many friends he's got on Facebook - it's more than 4,800 people!

The Monday after the Super Bowl, this Philadelphia Eagles fan celebrated his team's victory.

AFSCME members speaking to Senator Jim about Senate Bill 48, which has to do with correctional officers' partial permanent disability.

At the Waterman's Caucus hospitality night, with Bunky Luffman with the governor's office, Del. Jay Jacobs, Del. Charles Otto, Maryland Waterman's Association President Robert T. Brown

We were proud to have Worcester County's own Brandon Yusuf as a page in Annapolis.

The three M's! Senators Miller, Manno, and Mathias, hard at work.

This is the general manager for Rommel H-D, he came up to help us on a bill for Sunday motorcycle sales in Wicomico County, Senate Bill 355.

Here I am talking about SB 386, the Maryland Nursing Home Resident Protection Act. A critically important bill to improve safety in nursing homes.

With Cecil County Emergency Services Director Richard Brooks, District 17 Senator Cheryl Kagan, and other emergency managers, talking about a bill to enhance 911 service.

Speaking here as a floor leader on a Senate finance bill

Each day in February, my colleagues stand and pay tribute to an African-American leader that has shaped America's future for justice and equality. Pictured here is District 24 Senator Joanne Benson.

Here I am with Ben Grumbles, Secretary of the Maryland Dept of the Environment, and Senator Kathy Klausmeier with guest.

Joined by my friends at the Maryland Farm Bureau Day, including Wicomico County farmers, Senator Katherine Klausmeier, Holly Porter with Delmarva Poultry Industry, Maryland Farm bureau executive director Val Connelly, and Farm Bureau Legislative Director Colby Ferguson

Joined by Dr. Ray Hoy and Wor-Wic students at Community College Day.

Here we are with members of the Ulman Foundation, talking about Senate Bill 281, a measure to protect young adult cancer patients.

Here I am on Comcast Newsmakers with host Yolanda Vazquez, talking about how I received a national AARP Award as a Capitol Caregiver. I am a member of the Maryland Commission on Caregiving with regards to caregivers.

We're joined on the Senate floor to honor Ocean Pines resident Anna Foultz and Senator Joan Carter Conway

Here I am with Clay Stamp, the governor's liaison on solving Maryland's opioid crisis, and Mike Rund with Professional Fire Fighters of Maryland

This gentleman, is testifying on the nursing home bill, SB 381, with Tammy Bresnahan of the AARP

University of Maryland Medical System Night in Annapolis, featuring Dr Albert Reece, President of the University of Maryland Medical School, House Speaker Mike Busch, and others

All my friends at Taste of the Eastern Shore, including Austin Cox Jr., Matthew Creamer, Dennis Teegardin, Eli Modlin, Michael Day, Senator Nathaniel McFadden

Eastern Shore school superintendents all in attendance at the Eastern Shore Delegation meeting, including John Gaddis of Somerset, Lou Taylor of Worcester, and Maryland Schools Superintendent Karen Salmon at the front table.

Opening Night of the 20th annual James M. Bennett High School production of Rock N Roll Revival. GREAT talent! A must-attend event!

Kiwanis pancake breakfast at the Ocean Pines Community Center, great breakfast and great friends.

We don't go hungry on the Eastern Shore! With my friends at a pancake breakfast at the Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Snow Hill

Caroline Bloxom, principal of Worcester Tech, at the Skills USA competition

Full house of families supporting their students at Skills USA

Here’s Laila Mirza, national officer from Skills USA

Here we are at the open house for the brand new Berlin Police Department headquarters.

Berlin Fire Department Installation banquet, featuring our friends Chief Jimmy Corron and his wife Jennifer, Jay Paul, Sonny Adkins, Commissioner Bud Church, Jay Fitzgerald, Ronnie Eckman, and Robert Taylor. Whether it's for a year or a life member, we're so proud of all our Berlin Fire Company members.

At the Granville Trimper pancake breakfast with friends Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan, former Councilwoman Nancy Howard, Brooks and Chris Trimper, and members of the Candeloro family

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