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Maryland legislators must put aside their partisan differences to target opioid overdoses
Sarah Wall

As Maryland emerges again from the latest surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are left to survey the damage, not just from the Omicron variant but from the whole two-year ordeal. The shuttered…

The National Council of Insurance Legislators offers sensible answers to using credit in calculating insurance premiums
Sarah Wall

Two weeks ago in the Maryland Legislature, the House Economic Matters Committee heard House Bills 690 and 436, two bills that contained the same language: if passed, they would prohibit insurance…

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Maryland Needs to Keep Up the Momentum on Juvenile Justice Reforms
Maya Szilak

The Maryland General Assembly is holding hearings on juvenile justice bills that would reduce youth recidivism, enhance public safety and stop the needless waste of court resources….

Doctors without (virtual) borders for mental and behavioral health in Maryland
Courtney Joslin

Now that we’re beyond most declared states of emergency issued at the onset of the pandemic, most emergency orders allowing expanded telehealth access have also expired. While many people were…

In Opposition to Prohibiting Maryland’s Insurance Companies from Using Credit Information in Risk Ratings
Sarah Wall

Testimony from:
Sarah Wall, Government Affairs Region Manager, Northeast Region, R Street Institute
In Opposition to House Bill 690 – “Motor Vehicle Insurance – Use of Credit History Rating…

In Support of Maryland’s Statewide Targeted Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act of 2022
Sarah Wall

Testimony from:
Sarah Wall, Government Affairs Region Manager, Northeast Region, R Street Institute
In SUPPORT of HB 408 – “Statewide Targeted Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act of…

HB 269 requires Maryland youth to take advantage of their Miranda Rights, advancing justice
Sarah Wall

Maryland’s annual legislative session began three weeks ago, but elected officials in the House of Delegates Judiciary Committee and the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee have already heard…

Following legalization, Virginia legislators are considering post-conviction relief for marijuana offenses. Here’s what they need to know.
Sarah Wall

Testimony from:
Sarah Wall, Government Affairs Region Manager, Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Region, R Street Institute
Informational Comments on House Bill 1348 – Writ of Post-Conviction Relief…

Virginia legislators are considering ‘second-look’ criminal justice reform. Here’s what they need to know.
Sarah Wall

Chair Edwards, Chair Deeds and Honorable Members of the Committee,
My name is Sarah Wall and I am the government affairs manager for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions at R Street Institute (R…

In SUPPORT of SB 899, “AN ACT concerning Juvenile Law – Probation.”
Jesse Kelley

Testimony from:
Jesse Kelley, Government Affairs Specialist, the R Street Institute
In SUPPORT of SB 899, “AN ACT concerning Juvenile Law – Probation.”
March 12, 2019
Senate Judicial…

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