2019 Summer Newsletter

Friends & Neighbors, It’s hard for me to believe it has been this long, but five years ago yesterday I was thrilled to win my first election in the Democratic Primary to be a member of the House of Delegates.  Thank you for your support then – and now!...

Brooke’s Brief: Special Saturday Edition

I am headed down to Annapolis for a Saturday session and Monday is Sine Die (the last day of session). Before the end of session and my final End of Session report, I wanted to give you a quick update on a few big things! We’ve worked on a huge variety of issues...

Brooke’s Brief: Annapolis Report #6

Last Monday was Crossover Day — the day each Session when a bill that originates in the House must crossover to the Senate to guarantee a bill hearing before the end of Session (and when the Senate sends their bills over to the House!). There is always a flurry...

Annapolis Report: Crossover!

Every year, the first big deadline during session is the crossover deadline. This is deadline to pass a bill out of one chamber in order to guarantee a hearing in the other chamber. Most bills that don’t make the crossover deadline will not be passed –...