URGENT CALLS & EMAILS NEEDED TO YOUR LEGISLATORS
Good afternoon everyone,
Your voice is needed in Annapolis THIS WEEK!!
Attached to this email is my “Message #1″ to the concerned citizens of Baltimore, and even those of you who do not live in the city. Two of the bills mentioned in my “Message” are scheduled for a vote this Friday in the City Delegation meeting. Those bills are HB 4, the Minimum Wage Bill and HB 310, the Partial Elected School Board Bill.
The vote is sure to be close, we need 10 of our City Delegates to vote “YES” on both bills in order to move them to their assigned Committee for consideration. If we are not able to get 10 of our City Delegates to vote “YES” on these bills, they will die in the City Delegation.
All of you know how long we have been fighting to get a few people elected to the School Board. A recent example of why this is so important is the decision of the School Board to try to get a bill passed to allow School Police to carry guns in our schools during school hours. Regardless of whether or not you support the issue, any issue of this magnitude should always be discussed in a public forum to get the input from the parents and other education advocates. No one on the School Board thought that a public forum was needed. People who are elected are accountable to the people who elect them. We need this change in Baltimore! At this time, the Governor and the Mayor appoints members to the School Board. What does that mean for the next 4 years with a Republican Governor?! Help me to help Baltimore – all of us can do our part before it’s too late!!
HB 4 will correct the minimum wage for Baltimore City, to be equal to that of Prince George’s County and Montgomery County. How can anyone object to this is beyond me!!
We have the highest density of poverty in the entire state in Baltimore City. You would think that all elected representatives would support this bill because they represent the people who elected them. Unfortunately, that is not the case. But you can change that, get those calls & emails in to let them know that you expect them to support this bill.
It makes sense for the people who live and work in Baltimore City. Remember – economic justice is the new civil rights fight!!
Please let me know if you need more information from me.
I NEED YOU TO HELP NOW!! SEND THIS INFORMATION TO YOUR CONTACT LIST!! OVERWHELM THE MEMBERS OF THE CITY DELEGATION WITH YOUR VOICE!!
Thank you everyone!!
Cheryl D. Glenn
State Delegate, 45th Legislative District
410-841-3257 (Annapolis Office)
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