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Maryland workers need paid sick leave, not another study

By Thomas M. “Mac” Middleton – September 28, 2017 Source: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-op-0929-sick-leave-20170928-story.html When Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed the General Assembly’s paid sick leave bill last May, he announced the creation of a task force to “better understand access to paid leave policies.” Here’s the issue: what the governor is suggesting has already been done. As chairman […]

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Middleton receives Hospital Assoc. Distinguished Service Award

Maryland Independent – August 23, 2017 Sen. Thomas M. “Mac” Middleton (D-Charles) has been awarded the Maryland Hospital Association’s (MHA) highest honor: the Distinguished Service Award. The award was presented during MHA’s Annual Membership Meeting June 12-13 at the Four Seasons Baltimore. In his more than two decades in the Maryland Senate, including 15 years […]

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Health Insurance Coverage Protection Act (SB 571)

Statement by Vincent DeMarco, President Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative On Health Insurance Coverage Protection Act (SB 571) Enactment Into Law We at the Maryland Health Care For All! Coalition commend the Maryland General Assembly for enacting into law SB 571, the Health Insurance Coverage Protection Act.  We especially thank our lead sponsors, Senator Thomas “Mac” […]

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A letter from Sen. Middleton – Renewable Energy Portfolio bill

Dear Neighbor, Thank you for contacting me regarding the Renewable Energy Portfolio bill.  As you know, I voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto.  Please know that I gave careful consideration of the cost impact to our ratepayers. The $100 million cost estimate was the most conservative amount that ratepayers collectively across the State would pay […]

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