CCDCC Candidate’s Academy Update

  • Posted on: 25 April 2017
  • By: liz

The Calvert County Democrats Candidate Academy held their second meeting this month, on Sunday April 25th. This month, candidates were treated to a special presentation by the MD State party on access to the VAN system.  They also met with a teachers' representative and learned about issues educators face here in Calvert County.  Other union leaders were also on hand to discussed the basic structure of the labor movement and how to get union endorsements.  Next month, the Candidates Academy will be discussing water and the Chesapeake Bay.

Call To Action: The EPA Wants to Hear From You

  • Posted on: 25 April 2017
  • By: liz

In February, the Trump Administration issued Executive Order 13777, “Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda.” According to this directive, Federal Agencies, like the EPA, are instructed to implement “task Forces” to review and existing regulations and make recommendations to repeal, replace or modify them. Part of that process requires input from the citizens who are effected by those regulations. Visit the EPA’s regulatory website and leave a comment regarding the EPA’s regulations and their importance today!

Emerge One Day Training

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This one day training includes workshops to show you how to get a head start on your political aspirations and help you determine the next steps you need to take in becoming an effective leader in your community. Join the more than 200 women across Maryland who have taken this one day training!

University System of Maryland Give Grants to Promote Open-Source Textbook Use

  • Posted on: 24 April 2017
  • By: liz

Twenty-one faculty members from 12 state universities and community colleges will receive a series of "mini grants" from the University System of Maryland to help them expand open education resources (OERs) and mitigate student fees. The Maryland Open Source Textbook initiative's High-Impact OER Mini-Grant Program provides faculty with funding between $500 and $2,500 to adopt, adapt, scale or create open education resources (OERs) for their classes.

Office of Attorney General Impact 2017 Legislation

  • Posted on: 21 April 2017
  • By: liz

This was a busy session in the General Assembly, with a good deal of movement on several issues. The Office of our Attorney General, Brian Frosh, has been busy lobbying for several key pieces of legislation this session. Maryland’s General Assembly passed the Maryland Defense Act of 2017, which gives the Office of the AG the authority to bring civil or criminal charges against the federal government.

Calvert Democratic Club Charts New Course

  • Posted on: 21 April 2017
  • By: Nick

Over the years the Calvert Democratic Club has been more of a social club, but recent meetings have brought out big crowds eager to get involved and create change at the county, state, and national level. At this month's meeting, members discussed the future of the Club and took the first steps toward creating a more organized, hands-on group.

Members divided into committees that will begin to help shape both internal and external Club business, including:

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