"A breath of fresh air in Annapolis"

-U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski

11th District

"Shelly Hettleman is outstanding and a hard worker. It's time for a woman with her character and commitment to public service to represent our community in Annapolis."

-U.S. Senator Ben Cardin

About Shelly

Shelly ran for office because she believes so profoundly in public service. Throughout her life, she has practiced what she preaches. Her record of effective public-interest and community service, her devotion to family and family values, and her integrity and independence are proven. She continues to demonstrate her commitment to the 11th District, where she and her family have deep roots. She has not done that with flashy promises, but with hard work on behalf of families, children and seniors. She advocates and serves with integrity, just as her constituents elected her to do.

What’s Happening

Sine Die 2023

Dear Friends, It has been a very busy 90-day legislative session and I’m very proud of our achievements in this first year of our four-year cycle. We welcomed a brand-new Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and Comptroller, and I was sworn into my first...

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Dear Friends, We recently passed the halfway mark for the 90 day legislative session and we are in the thick of committee work. Floor sessions are becoming longer as more bills are reported out of committee for our consideration, but we've been warned that many worthy...

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February News

Dear Friends, We began this week with another well-attended Shelly@thedeli in Owings Mills, co-hosted with Delegate Cheryl Pasteur and had a great Q&A about all-things-Annapolis. We thought this week would provide a bit of a respite, after last week's whirlwind...

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