Jennifer Bevan-Dangel Executive Director, Common Cause Maryland Ph: 410-268-7470 firstname.lastname@example.org
on April 13, 2015
In a highly contentious session, the bipartisan nature of good government shone through as a suite of important good government bills were passed into law in the final hours.
“With key bills passing just in time, the final picture is clear: this year the legislature made huge strides towards making government work better for citizens,” said Jennifer Bevan-Dangel, executive director of Common Cause Maryland. “The legislature has heard the discontent with how government is functioning and they took action – investing in fair elections, opening up access to public information, and expanding access to voting. They demonstrated a willingness do what Congress cannot; tackle important issues and make government more open and responsive.”
Key legislative victories include:
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