During the 2023 legislative session Quaker Voice of Maryland will be focused on the following legislative priorities:
We will be updating this Legislative Priorities document as more information becomes available related to bills.
Tell Your Maryland Legislators to Pass the YES Act!
Take action by the end of Tues., 3/14! For District 46 residents only!!!!!
Take action by the end of Tues., 3/14! Use this advocacy script to contact key leadership and let them know you support the YES Act!
Bill Progress Updates & Upcoming Events
TOMORROW - Support the POWER Act! Rally to Support the POWER Act - Wed., 3/15 @ 9AM - Annapolis - Chesapeake Climate Action Network has invited us to join them for a rally at Lawyers Mall in Annapolis in support of the Maryland legislator passing the POWER Act (SB0781/HB0793) this session. Check out Quaker Voice testimony in support of the bill and RSVP if you can attend!
March 20th is Crossover Day! Not sure what that means? Check out Maryland Associations of Counties "Wait, why do I can again?" blog for some important General Assembly background.
Priority Bill Tracking Sheet
Quick Link Resources for Advocacy Work:
Check out this Guidelines document created by the Maryland Association of Counties; helpful information includes when testimony is due broken down by Senate and House committees.
Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform shared this workshop presentation as part of 2023 advocacy training; provides helpful background on the General Assembly process, how to use the bill website, and how to advocate in support of a bill.