This Memorial Day

Honoring the brave patriots who have given their lives for the great nation we love.

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Why Health Care Matters to Me

Rocky Gap, MD – This weekend Senator Roger Manno gave remarks at the Western Maryland Democratic Summit. Roger’s remarks focused almost exclusively on the looming repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which Roger worked on as a member of the White House Working Group of State Legislators for Health Reform. His personal story captures what is at stake in the health care debate in America.

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Roger’s Hate Crimes Security Program Passes

Annapolis, MD – Today, the Senate and House  passed Senator Roger Manno’s Senate Bill 1191 – Schools and Child Care Centers – State Grant Program – Security Upgrades for Facilities at Risk of Hate Crimes or Attacks. This important legislation authorizes the Maryland Center for School Safety to make grants to schools and child care centers determined to be at risk of hate crimes or attacks because of their race, color, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin, for security-related technology and facility upgrades.

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Roger’s Education Testing Reform Bill Passes

Annapolis, MD – This week, the Maryland General Assembly passed Senator Roger Manno’s Senate Bill 452 – Education – Accountability Program – Assessments (Less Testing, More Learning Act of 2017), to address the problem of onerous and ultimately unproductive standardized testing requirements that hinder the progress of our children and their educators.

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Displaced Coal Miners

Annapolis, MD – Recently, Senator Roger Manno authored a  Committee Amendment to Governor Hogan’s flawed and unfair “manufacturing” tax bill, which gives tens of millions of dollars in tax breaks to corporations, but provides no tax relief for hard working manufacturing workers.

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