"A breath of fresh air in Annapolis"
-U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski
"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
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.
Dear Friends, I hope your summer is off to a smooth start! It’s wonderful to be outside and to reconnect with people; it feels like time is once again measurable. The past 16 months have been challenging for the world, our nation, our state, and our lives. It feels...
Dear Friends, I appreciate that so many of you shared your thoughts and concerns with me throughout this unprecedented session. Though I have missed the in-person connections, I was grateful to stay in touch with so many of you through phone calls and over Zoom, Town...
Dear Friends, As the nation’s eyes look towards accountability for the murder of George Floyd on the national level, we know that no community is immune to the long overdue need for police reform. Our criminal justice system has been broken for a long time. These...
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