Delegate Heather Mizeur http://publicradiodelmarva.net en MD General Assembly Approves Pre-K Expansion http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/md-general-assembly-approves-pre-k-expansion <p></p><p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A $4.3 million expansion of pre-kindergarten has been approved by the Maryland General Assembly.</p><p>The Senate voted 46-1 for the bill Friday.</p><p>The measure now goes to Gov. Martin O'Malley, who proposed the bill. It will enroll an additional 1,600 children around the state for children whose families make up to 300 percent of the federal poverty guidelines.</p><p>It also creates a pre-K expansion fund for business and philanthropic entities to contribute money to support future expansion.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:47:21 +0000 Don Rush 52013 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net MD General Assembly Approves Pre-K Expansion Democratic Gubernatorial Hopeful Heather Mizeur Unveils Crime Plan http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/democratic-gubernatorial-hopeful-heather-mizeur-unveils-crime-plan <p>SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - Democrat Heather Mizeur has released a plan to reduce crime as part of her primary campaign for governor.</p><p>Mizeur said Wednesday she supports universal background checks for all guns. She also wants to require law enforcement to seize all guns at the scenes of domestic violence incidents. Part of Mizeur's plan includes raising the age requirement for the purchase of all guns to 21 years and providing grants for local buy-back programs.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:17:56 +0000 Don Rush 48810 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Democratic Gubernatorial Hopeful Heather Mizeur Unveils Crime Plan MD Democratic Candidate for Governor to Choose Running Mate http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/md-democratic-candidate-governor-choose-running-mate <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Del. Heather Mizeur is scheduled to announce her running mate in her bid for governor.</p><p>Mizeur says she will make her choice public on Wednesday at an American Legion Post in Silver Spring.</p><p>Mizeur is a Montgomery County Democrat. She has represented the county in the House of Delegates since 2007.</p><p>She is running against Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Attorney General Doug Gansler for the Democratic nomination for governor.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:25:46 +0000 Don Rush 44526 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net MD Democratic Candidate for Governor to Choose Running Mate Anthony Brown To Get Endorsement by Top Md Legislator http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/anthony-brown-get-endorsement-top-md-legislator <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A spokeswoman for House Speaker Michael Busch says he will be endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown&#39;s bid to be the next governor of Maryland.</p><p>Alexandra Hughes said the speaker will announce his endorsement on Thursday in Annapolis.</p><p>Brown, a Democrat, served in the House of Delegates before Gov. Martin O&#39;Malley chose him to be his running mate in 2005. Brown served two terms representing Prince George&#39;s County, and he rose to the position of majority whip in the chamber.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 14:46:23 +0000 Don Rush 42691 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Anthony Brown To Get Endorsement by Top Md Legislator MD Young Democrats Attract Potential Candidates for Governor http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/md-young-democrats-attract-potential-candidates-governor <p></p><p>COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - The Young Democrats of Maryland are attracting some high-profile officials to their annual convention.</p><p>Rep. Steny Hoyer is scheduled to deliver remarks at the event on Saturday in College Park.</p><p>Several officials who are eying a run for governor also are scheduled to speak. They include Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Attorney General Doug Gansler, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, and Delegate Heather Mizeur.</p><p></p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:25:59 +0000 Don Rush 28847 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net MD Young Democrats Attract Potential Candidates for Governor Ban on Fracking Introduced in Annapolis http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/ban-fracking-introduced-annapolis <p></p><p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Fracking opponents have introduced of a bill calling for a state moratorium on the natural gas drilling technique until studies are completed on its impact.</p><p>Delegate Heather Mizeur introduced a House bill on Thursday. Mizeur says it calls for an 18-month moratorium to protect against immediate pressure to drill once the first round of studies on the issue is completed.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:01:31 +0000 Don Rush 28835 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Ban on Fracking Introduced in Annapolis