In The News

Below, you will find recent appearances of Mary-Dulany James in online media, including online newspapers, other websites, and more.


05-Nov-2014 Thank You!

In the wake of election day, I want to thank everyone who came out to the polls and supported me yesterday, as well as everyone who has helped me along the way. It has been a long journey that starte... Read More >

31-Oct-2014 High-Tech Private Sector Jobs

A strong job market is one of the keys to a healthy economy, and as your Delegate for the last 16 years, I have worked hard to help the private sector create jobs right here in H... Read More >

29-Oct-2014 High-Tech Private Sector Jobs

From the Chesapeake Science Security Corridor: Issue 9 Fall 2014 The Northeastern Maryland Additive Manufacturing Innovation Authority (NMAMIA) is pleased to announce the formalized laun... Read More >

23-Oct-2014 Early Voting!

As you may be aware, EARLY VOTING STARTS TODAY and lasts through Thursday, October 30. It will be open each day from 10:00am to 8:00pm.As the polls are open, I hope that you will consider me ... Read More >

21-Oct-2014 National Association of Social Workers Endorsement!

I am proud to announce that The Maryland Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers has announced their endorsement of my candidacy for the Maryland Senate. The mission of the so... Read More >

16-Oct-2014 The Aegis: HCC Teams up With NMAMIA

As additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing, becomes more commonly used, Harford Community College faculty and staff are developing methods of educating students about the process. J... Read More >

14-Oct-2014 Towson University to Harford County!

We all know how important quality education is for our community and our children. That is why I have been fighting since 1998 to make Maryland’s K-12 schools the best in the United St... Read More >

30-Sep-2014 Laurrapin Grill and Advance Maryland Project

HAVRE DE GRACE MD (September 30, 2014) – On September 25, local favorite Laurrapin Grill was announced as a participant in the second annual Advance Maryland Program. ... Read More >

29-Sep-2014 Proud to be endorsed by American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees

I am proud to share that AFSCME Maryland Council 3, the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, has endorsed my campaign for election to the Maryland Senate. ... Read More >

10-Sep-2014 Harford Family House

As many of you know, the Harford Family House is a shining example of a local community resource for families in time of need. The have worked tirelessly toward their goal for 25 years to end home... Read More >

04-Sep-2014 Shining a Light on Addiction

If you're in the Bel Air, Maryland ( area, specifically Shamrock Park ( Read More >

26-Aug-2014 Vi Ripken Field

On August 11 I had the pleasure of attending the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation’s 25th multi-purpose Youth Development Park. The aptly named Vi Ripken Field at ... Read More >

15-Aug-2014 Robin Williams and Mental Health

I was initially hesitant to send out an email regarding the untimely death of Robin Williams, because, like mental illness, I thought my pain was singular. However, after reading so many touching ... Read More >

04-Aug-2014 Much Needed Nursing Program Comes To The HCC!

I was recently given a tour by Dr. Dennis Golladay (President of HCC), Annette Haggray (VP of Academic Affairs), Brenda Morrison (VP, marketing, development, and community relations), Steve Garey (Int... Read More >

18-Jul-2014 Maryland Public Television

Dear Friend, Please take a moment to check out these pictures from my tour of the newly renovated studios of Maryland Public Television. You can see me here being shown a studio where... Read More >

10-Jul-2014 Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of touring the future home of Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding ( Located in beautiful Havre de Gra... Read More >

04-Jul-2014 Happy Independence Day!

I hope you had a wonderful Independence Day and celebrated one of America's greatest achievements, our independence. It is truly a pleasure and an honor to live in this, the greatest country on ea... Read More >

19-Jun-2014 Fraternal Order of Police Endorsement!

Dear Friends, I am thrilled to announce that I have been endorsed by the Fraternal Order of Police Maryland State Lodge, Harford County Lodge 31 and Harford County Municipal Lodge 128. As an... Read More >

18-Jun-2014 The Baltimore Sun Endorsement!

I am so excited to announce that I have been endorsed by the Baltimore Sun for the Senate Race in District 34. As you may be aware, the District 34 Senate race is an important one for our county a... Read More >

16-Jun-2014 Support to the Arts Community Heats Up!

Support to the Arts Community Heats Up Delegate Mary-Dulany James ( announced today an additional $250,000 to support the “Raise the Curtain” C... Read More >

12-Jun-2014 Eary Voting Starts Today!

Did you know you can start voting in the Primary Election today? In Maryland, we have the ability to vote early, and skip the lines on election day, June 24th. The Early Voting schedule is fro... Read More >

05-Jun-2014 Creating jobs, growing the economy and funding education

My biggest focus this year revolved around three main goals: creating jobs, growing the economy and funding education. That’s why in this session I worked to boost private sector investment and... Read More >

27-May-2014 A Balanced Budget that Invests in Education

It is an honor and a privilege to serve you and represent Harford County in the Maryland General Assembly. This year the legislature was able to pass a budget which: invests in education by alloc... Read More >

28-Apr-2014 Funding for Harford County Community College!

Delegate Mary-Dulany James announced today that $11 million dollars have been allocated for Harford Community College through the FY15 operating budget, an increase of $690,000 or 6.3%. ... Read More >

12-Dec-2013 Jobs and taxes on the agenda for Harford Legislators

Read more in the Baltimore Sun by Clicking Here (http://,0,3661595.story)... Read More >

22-Oct-2013 Harford liquor board supports allowing gyms to sell alcoholic beverages

Read more in the Baltimore Sun by clicking here (,0,7049848.story)... Read More >

22-Oct-2013 State, City, County Officials Fill in Opera House Fundraising Thermometer

Read more in the Patch click here. ( Read More >

10-Oct-2013 State, Local Officials Celebrate Harris Stadium Completion

See Article in the Havre de Grace Patch> ( Read More >

24-Sep-2013 Towson University Breaks Ground on HCC Campus

May 2013 - Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Towson University annex on campus of Harford Community College. See article in Baltimore Sun > ( Read More >

19-Sep-2013 Upper Chesapeake's new Kaufman Cancer Center unveiled

See article in Baltimore Sun> (,0,2767199.story)... Read More >

16-Feb-2012 Blue Dog Coalition Mission Statement

Mission Statement: Members of the Blue Dog Democratic Caucus are dedicated to the financial stability of the State of Maryland, notwithstanding partisan political positions and personal ... Read More >

03-Jun-2011 Dangerous Area of Deer Creek Closed for Swimming and Tubing

Friends, I was informed today that the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has decided to close a section of Deer Creek to swimming and tubing. The following is the press release that the P... Read More >

31-May-2011 Photos Updated!

New and old photos are updated in our Photo Gallery section!... Read More >

05-Apr-2011 Weekly Update: Capital Budget

Dear Friends, As session begins to wind down, I wanted to update you on the several parts of the Capital Budget that will benefit our area. The Capital Budget includes funding for a number... Read More >


PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Wednesday March 9, 2011 For More Information: Delegate Mary-Dulany James, 410-841-3331 CONGRESSMAN TAKES U... Read More >

04-Mar-2011 Press Release: Funeral Protest Ban Still Law

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Friday March 4, 2011 For More Information: Delegate Mary-Dulany James, 410-841-3331 FUNERAL PROTEST BAN STILL LA... Read More >

05-Oct-2010 AEGIS ARTICLE 9/24

The Aegis September 24, 2010 The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission will conduct a multiple-site visit Wednesday to discuss Harford County’s innovative Healthy Options Prov... Read More >

11-Mar-2010 Delegates James and Riley Introduce Private Property Protection Legislation

Annapolis, March 11, 2010; Delegate Mary-Dulany James and her colleague Delegate B. Daniel Riley have introduced a bill (HB1541) to protect a property owner in their district. This is a private proper... Read More >

10-Mar-2010 Delegates Rudolph and James Propose Solution to Deputy Collective Bargaining Controversy

Annapolis, March 10, 2010; Delegate James and Delegate Rudolph have proposed a compromise to the deputy sheriff collective bargaining impasse in Annapolis. The delegates have been working together to ... Read More >

18-Feb-2010 Donna Richardson interviews Maryland State Delegate Mary-Dulany James

Donna Richardson interviews Maryland State Delegate Mary-Dulany James. Please click here to view the video on Comcast Local Edition. ( Read More >

28-Jan-2010 Delegate James partners with Delegate Levi to submit comprehensive anti-gang legislation.

Annapolis, January 28, 2010- Three years after the passing of Delegate Mary-Dulany James' Maryland Gang Prosecution Act, Delegate James is partnering with Delegate Gerron Levi to introduce another gan... Read More >

27-Mar-2009 As Budget Wraps Up, Focus Shifts to Other Issues

ANNAPOLIS — Only 17 days left. The 90-day General Assembly session is racing to Sine Die on April 13 with the bulk of Gov. Martin O'Malley's agenda still awaiting up-or-down votes. The ... Read More >

21-Jan-2009 Delegate Mary-Dulany James Fights to Protect Hundreds of Maryland Jobs

Annapolis, MD (January 21, 2009) - Delegate Mary-Dulany James is once again going to bat for the 613 local employees at production plants in Harford County and throughout the state. The "snack tax... Read More >

23-Sep-2008 Del. James to receive Legislator of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS RELEASE Contact: Delegate Mary-Dulany Jame... Read More >

04-Apr-2007 State gang bills get off course

ANNAPOLIS - Identical state House and Senate bills on tougher enforcement of gang crimes have taken different paths in the Maryland General Assembly. The House version was weakened befo... Read More >

15-Mar-2007 Bid to Cut Md. Budget Fails

The Maryland House of Delegates yesterday gave preliminary approval to a $30 billion state budget plan, turning back a Republican effort to slash education spending, and moved toward passage of an amb... Read More >

16-Feb-2007 BILLS SPONSORED BY- JAMES - 2007 Regular Session

2007 Regular Session sponsor information current as of February 16, 2007 - 1:45 a.m.. Biography, Delegate Mary-Dulany James District 34A, Up to the Minute Access the list of bills for 2007 here. ... Read More >

20-Dec-2006 Porcari nominated as secretary

Gov.-elect Martin O’Malley on Tuesday named John Porcari, former transportation secretary under Gov. Parris Glendening, to again head up one of the state’s largest departments. Asked why he ha... Read More >

27-Sep-2006 Delegate James Launches Little Elk Land Preservation Program

Cecil County, MD – Delegate MaryDulany James, representing both Cecil and Harford Counties, has successfully obtained unprecedented additional Rural Legacy funds for Cecil County totaling nearly $... Read More >

28-Mar-2006 Delegate Mary-Dulany James Successfully Obtains Much-Needed Funds: Citizen's Care Nursing Home Recei

Annapolis, MD - Delegate Mary-Dulany James, representing both Cecil and Harford Counties, secured one half million dollars for the Harford County Citizen's Care & Rehabilitation Center in Havr... Read More >

23-Mar-2006 Delegate James Announces Historical Pension Bill Agreement

ANNAPOLIS, MD – In an effort to ensure Maryland’s schools are able to recruit and retain the most talented teachers, Delegate Mary-Dulany James has successfully negotiated a major pension enhancem... Read More >

22-Mar-2006 Bill to bar protests at funerals nears vote

A statewide proposal to ban protests within 500 feet of funerals passed a second reading in the House Judiciary Committee yesterday, paving the way for a final vote in coming days. The bill r... Read More >

22-Mar-2006 Delegate Votes to Expand Homeowners' Property Tax Credit

ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland House of Delegates took action today to protect working families and senior citizens on fixed incomes from rising property tax bills. Delegate Mary-Dulany James voted for ... Read More >

22-Mar-2006 Homeowners' Property Tax Credit Letter to the Editors

This letter was sent to the Editors of the following newspapers: The Baltimore Sun The Aegis The Cecil Whig The Capital News March 22, 2006 To the Editor: No one should have ... Read More >

21-Mar-2006 BRAC Traffic Study

ANNAPOLIS, MD: Delegates Mary-Dulany James, Sheryl Davis Kohl, District 34A (Harford and Cecil County), and Delegate David Rudolph, District 34B (Cecil County) along with the Maryland State Highwa... Read More >

21-Mar-2006 Funeral Protest Ban Passes in the House

Annapolis, MD – The Maryland House of Delegates passed HB 850 on Wednesday, clearing the way for final passage in the Senate on the measure, which would protect grieving families from protests at ... Read More >

13-Mar-2006 Mary-Dulany's Interview Regarding Funeral Protesting

Please click here to view the video on WBALTV. ( Read More >

03-Mar-2006 A Cornucopia of Legislation

While I usually discuss the budget in some detail, as in recent past, I have found it more helpful to my constituents to discuss perhaps smaller but equally important bills I am sponsoring or supp... Read More >

23-Feb-2006 Delegate James, Delegate Kohl, & Delegate Rudolph successfully negotiate deal to provide free flowin

Delegate Mary-Dulany James (D) of Harford and Cecil Counties, Delegate Sheryl Davis Kohl (R) of Harford and Cecil Counties, and Delegate David Rudolph (D) of Cecil County, announced today that the... Read More >

17-Feb-2006 Delegate James Co-Sponsors Bill to Make Quality Child Care More Affordable & Accessible

Annapolis, MD. – Legislation introduced today in the Maryland General Assembly proposes new ways to improve the quality, stability, and affordability of childcare services in the state. The Q... Read More >

10-Nov-2005 Delegate James Appointed to Chair Task Force

Delegate Mary-Dulany James (D-District 34A, Harford and Cecil Counties) was recently appointed by House Speaker Michael E. Busch to serve as Chair of the Task Force to Study Retiree Health Care Fu... Read More >