License to Work?
Should every occupation be licensed?

HB 937 requires companies that move household goods to register and be licensed in Maryland. Failure to be licensed will result in a fine of up to $1,000. Moreover, it requires them to pay an annual fee for the license to move household goods.

In 1950, one in 20 jobs required a license . Today, one in three do. Ultimately, licensing for unspecialized positions hurts the poor, kills jobs and raises consumer prices.

Requiring a license to work can be counterproductive. Not every industry should be licensed!
Never-Ending Phone Fees
In Maryland, telephone companies are permitted to charge a monthly fee for your phone number to be unlisted.

HB 943 seeks to limit the telephone companies, and levy a one-time fee only.

This is a common-sense consumer rights bill, as telephone companies have been charging unnecessary fees for far too long.

It's time to put a stop to this unfair practice.
Of Note: Youth Contact Ban Fails
With your help, we were able to a kill a bill that effectively banned youth contact sports.

HB 1210 would have banned contact sports on public property. As a father and longtime coach, there is no doubt that invaluable life lessons are learned from youth sports.

Thankfully, the bill did not make it out of committee .

As legislators, it is not only our duty to submit legislation beneficial to Maryland, but to also kill bills that are harmful.
Yours In Service,
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