Shelly in the News

Want to Reduce Overdoses? Give People a Safe Place to Do Drugs

By BALTIMORE SUN EDITORIAL BOARD BALTIMORE SUN | JAN 29, 2021 AT 11:16 AM Dr. Bethany DiPaula, a pharmacist with the Howard County Health Department, demonstrates how to put together a syringe of Naloxone which can reverse and overdose, at an opiate overdose response...

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Detention Fees Unfairly Burden Poor People

Detention fees unfairly burden poor people | COMMENTARY By DOUG COLBERT and COLIN STARGER FOR THE BALTIMORE SUN | JAN 29, 2021 AT 6:24 AM Irvin Haygood looks through receipts that he paid at his Dundalk apartment as he fights to regain his life with the weight of...

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Vaccine Town Hall

Dear Friends, One of my goals this session is to stay accessible and engaged with my constituents despite the restrictions on in person activities. I hope to see you at one or both upcoming virtual events. Just click the links below to register: Shelly@ the Deli on...

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Session Begins!

Dear Friends, The 442nd Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly began yesterday. I am proud to serve in the Maryland Senate representing the residents of District 11. The ongoing public health crisis ensures that this session will be unlike any other. The...

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9 Days…

It is my privilege to have the opportunity to serve in the Maryland State Senate. I want to continue being a strong voice in Annapolis for the citizens of the 11th district – for fairness and transparency – for women, men, older adults, children, and families. Thank...

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NPR: Can Maryland Avert An Eviction Crisis?

NPR: Can Maryland Avert An Eviction Crisis?

By SHEILAH KAST & MAUREEN HARVIE At the end of this month, hundreds of thousands of Maryland renters may be called to court for failure to pay rent. State Senator Shelly Hettlemen represents Baltimore County. She leads a workgroup advocating for a dozen actions to...

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MPT News: Averting Mass Evictions

As the nation is struggling with high unemployment which is leading to people falling behind on their rent payments, the State Senate's Housing Workgroup released a report this week with ideas on how to avoid mass evictions. Senator Shelly Hettleman and Sen. Chris...

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