Maryland General Assembly Goes Back to Work

The Maryland General Assembly returned to Annapolis Wednesday with 17 new Senators and 44 new Delegates.

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The Associaton's Advocacy Team met with new and returning legislators as the 90-day session kicked off with dozens of receptions. Governor Larry Hogan will be sworn in for his second term on Wednesday, January 16. This session, expect to see the return of several labor and employment bills such as raising the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour and prohibiting employers from asking about salary history in the hiring process.

The Association's advocacy team has been working with the Maryland Consumer Financial Protection Commission and the Attorney General's Office on a proposal to create an increased standard for data security for all members of the payments ecosystem and allow financial institutions to hold breached entities liable for costs incurred due to negligence. 

Get to know your Maryland lawmakers by joining the MD|DC Credit Union Association for its annual legislative reception on Tuesday, February 5 from 4:30 pm- 7:30 pm at Red Red Wine in Annapolis. This is a dues-supporeted event. Register here.