Business, Politics

Delegates urge Air Force to keep National Guard Flying Wing in Middle River

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Friday, February 9, 2024, Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki sent a letter to Secretary Kendall of the U.S. Air Force imploring him to keep the flying wing of the Air National Guard at Martin State Airport. In bipartisan unity, every delegate from Baltimore County signed the letter. The letter addressed the potential removal of the flying mission …


Family, Opinion, Politics

NOW YOU KNOW: The Governor’s Dangerous Housing Agenda

The following is an editorial piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. Did you know that Governor Wes Moore has announced that one of his legislative priorities this year is to expand low-income housing across Maryland? Moore has said that he wants to create 96,000 low-income housing units. One of his bills, The Housing Expansion and Affordability Act (SB484/HB538), …


Unpaid speed camera tickets block over 41,000 vehicle registrations, license renewals for drivers in Baltimore County

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Data from the Motor Vehicle Administration shows that 41,205 individuals have flags against their registration due to speed camera violations in Baltimore County, according to Delegates Ryan Nawrocki and Kathy Szeliga. The delegates say this number confirms that the speed camera program is simply trying to criminalize poverty for many who can’t afford this tax on the poor. The …

Councilman Marks: Digital speed sign to be installed along Eastern Avenue, safety study coming in March

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Councilman David Marks on Thursday said that safety improvements are being discussed along a busy stretch of Eastern Avenue. Councilman Marks, Middle River’s state legislators, and several stakeholders have met with Maryland State Highway Administration engineers to press for immediate and long-term improvements to the Eastern Avenue corridor in Middle River. A safety study will be completed in …

Seven Maryland Delegates: Border humanitarian crisis will not be fixed by federal handout

The following is an editorial piece from seven Maryland House of Delegates members. ANNAPOLIS, MD—This week, seven Maryland House of Delegates members wrote to President Joe Biden and U.S. Congressional leaders about the immigration crisis. The lawmakers were shocked and appalled that Governor Moore and eight other state governors asked President Biden to send more money because of the flood …

Delegates Szeliga, Nawrocki express concern over proposed bill allowing unlimited speed cameras in Baltimore County

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki on Tuesday issued statements expressing concern regarding HB58, which would allow unlimited speed cameras across Baltimore County, even outside of school zones. Last year, due to many concerns, this bill did not make its way out of the Baltimore County delegation; however, it has returned to the state legislature again this year. HB58 …

NOW YOU KNOW: Delegate Scholarships Now Available

The following is an update from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. We are happy to announce the opening of our annual scholarship application! The Maryland Delegate Scholarship is offered to Maryland residents who plan to pursue a postsecondary credential full-time (12+ credits undergraduate or 9+ credits graduate per semester) or part-time (6-11 credits undergraduate or 6-8 credits graduate per …

Councilman Marks: Oppose Moore’s plan for dense development

The following is an editorial piece from Baltimore County Councilman David Marks. Throughout the Fifth District, one of the most recurring messages I hear from constituents is about overdevelopment. That’s why I’ve moved quickly in the new Fifth District to preserve open space, protect neighborhoods, and make sure growth is compatible with or communities. Last year, we blocked the Lafarge …