"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

Compassionate Release from Prison: A Moral Imperative

BY SHELLY HETTLEMAN AND VIVIAN PENDA FOR THE BALTIMORE SUN Jan 26, 2022, at 11:34 am Capital punishment was abolished in Maryland as a failed and immoral policy in 2013 because it was ineffectual in deterring crime, could not be administered without racial bias, and...

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2022 General Assembly Session Begins!

Dear Friends, Today began the 444th session of the Maryland General Assembly where we will work over the next 90 days, once again, in a challenging public health environment. For the first month our hearings will be virtual, but one benefit of remote hearings is the...

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Baltimore County Library Staff Votes to Form Union

By TAYLOR DEVILLE BALTIMORE SUN MEDIA | JAN 7, 2022 at 8:40 AM A majority of Baltimore County Public Library employees have voted to unionize and join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. The election tees up employees’ collective...

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