Updates from Shelly

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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Vaccines on the Way

Dear Friends, I hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. These are challenging times as the nation struggles with the twin increases in deaths and rates of infection from the coronavirus. We head into mid-December with critical federal support programs...

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Unprecedented- On Being Thankful

On Being Thankful As I was walking my dog (Wally) this morning, shuffling through the leaves on the road and enjoying the bright blue sunshine, I was thinking about how this Thanksgiving will be unlike any we've ever experienced. I love Thanksgiving. It's one of my...

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I hope you're well & healthy & either have voted by mail, early, or have a plan to vote in-person TOMORROW, Election Day! If you're going in person, please remember that there are new voting centers around the county - your regular polling place may NOT be...

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Gab, Grab, & Go…

Please RSVP   I hope you'll be able to join us 2 weeks from today for a physically distanced gathering outside! Please stop by, wear a mask, say hi, chat for a few minutes & grab a bag of goodies. I couldn't bear the thought of asking folks to be online any more...

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Saturday Phonebanking

Please join me, the Maryland Senate Democratic Caucus, and the Maryland Democratic Party in phone banking to swing state voters to help Get Out the Vote! We will be partnering with the Biden/Harris campaign on Saturday, October 24th from 10am-8pm to Get Out the Vote!...

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Ballot Q’s & more…

I hope you're well & healthy & have made a plan to VOTE! There are just 3 weeks left until Election Day, but voting in Maryland - and around the country - has already begun. A few days ago, Wally and I dropped off my mail-in ballot to the ballot box in Owings...

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Voting, Scams, & More

I hope you have had an opportunity to enjoy the cool, pre-fall weather we've had in the Baltimore area and that you are well & healthy. This week, the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, on which I serve, held virtual hearings on Police Accountability and Law...

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PLEASE SIGN UP HERE TO JOIN US THIS SUNDAY! Thank you for making sure everyone counts! Sincerely, Shelly Hettleman Senator, District 11 *We'll also be carrying voter registration forms to give folks the opportunity to register to vote

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