Delegate Kathleen Dumais

Democrat, Maryland House of Delegates District 15

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New gun-control laws taking effect in Maryland(0)

By Brian Witte | ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gun-control advocates in Maryland said Monday a new law will save lives by enabling courts to temporarily restrict firearms access for people found to be a risk to themselves or others. The new red flag law went into effect on the one-year anniversary of the nation’s deadliest mass [...]

As Anne Arundel police prepare for ‘red flag’ gun seizures, law’s sponsor holds Capital Gazette shooting victim close(0)

By Nicole Gaudiano | The Capital Maryland Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith hasn’t been able to bring herself to delete a voicemail message that John McNamara left two months ago, about an hour before he and four other Capital Gazette staffers were shot to death. The reporter called that day to discuss the primary election. But he [...]

Maryland grapples with national crisis of mental illness in jails(0)

Prison by Zlatko Vickovic with Flickr Creative Commons License By Meg Tully | A man shot in Silver Spring recently is a stark example of the importance of police training in responding to those in mental health crisis, says the incoming vice chair of the Maryland Senate’s Judicial Proceedings Committee. Responding to a report by [...]

General Assembly to consider banning 3D-printed guns in Maryland(0)

By Chase Cook | Contact The Maryland General Assembly will consider legislation next year to ban access to 3D-printed guns after the federal government gave a Texas-based company the OK to distribute weapon blueprints. Majority Leader Kathleen Dumais, D-Montgomery County, is drafting legislation that would ban the possession of 3D-printed guns and “ghost” guns, firearms that [...]

The number of people in Maryland prisons continues to drop(0)

By Luke Broadwater - Contact Reporter | The Baltimore Sun Maryland’s prison population — which has been decreasing at a faster rate than anywhere else in the country — continues to shrink. From October 2017 through the end of last month, the number of people locked up in Maryland’s prisons fell an additional 1.3 percent, continuing [...]

Busch Announces House Leadership Changes Ahead of 2019 Session(0)

July 19, 2018 | by Bruce DePuyt Del. Kathleen Dumais has been promoted to majority leader in the Maryland House of Delegates, one of more than a dozen leadership changes announced Wednesday by Speaker Michael E. Busch (D-Anne Arundel). Dumais (D-Montgomery County) replaces C. William Frick (D-Montgomery County), who ran unsuccessfully for county executive. She [...]

New Maryland House leadership positions include Dumais as majority leader, Clippinger as Judiciary chair(0)

July 19, 2018 Luke Broadwater - Contact Reporter | The Baltimore Sun Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch on Wednesday made a series of appointments to leadership positions in the House of Delegates — including naming a new majority leader and chair of the powerful Judiciary Committee. Busch, an Anne Arundel Democrat, selected Del. Kathleen Dumais of [...]


MARYLAND HOUSE OF DELEGATES Michael E. Busch, Speaker PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: July 18, 2018 For More Information: Speaker’s Legislative Office 410-841-3916 (o) SPEAKER BUSCH ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS ANNAPOLIS, MD – House Speaker Michael E. Busch today announced changes to leadership positions that will take effect in January 2019. Speaker Busch announced today [...]

November Will See a Six Person General Election in District 15 Delegates(0)

By Kevin O’Rourke |​ The District 15 November General Elections to Maryland State Delegates will see six people vying for the three Delegate seat from the Germantown area district. In District 15, the top three vote-getters were incumbents Kathleen Dumais, David Fraser-Hidalgo, and newcomer Lily Qi. Incumbent Aruna Miller opted to run for Congress and [...]

Gov. Hogan vetoes three education bills(0)

By: Katie Misuraca | Updated: May 24, 2018 10:43 PM EDT MARYLAND - The Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan (R), announced on Thursday legislative actions regarding Maryland schools. Governor Larry Hogan vetoed three education bills on Thursday. “The first reaction that I had was, why is he afraid to have teachers on the State Board of Education? I [...]