Delegate Kathleen Dumais

Democrat, Maryland House of Delegates District 15

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An Evening Reception(0)

Please join Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Joseph F. Vallario, Jr. for an evening reception honoring Delegate Kathleen Dumais Thursday, November 29, 2012 | 6:30 – 8:30 PM Stella Restaurant ( 9755 Traville Gateway Drive | Rockville, MD 20850 Sponsor Levels: GOLD – $1,000 | SILVER – […]

Kathleen receives George Washington University 2012 Alumni Achievement Award(0)

Six George Washington graduates will receive Alumni Achievement Awards. This year marks the 76th annual presentation of the award, which is the highest form of recognition given by the university and the GW Alumni Association to GW graduates on an annual basis. Kathleen M. Dumais, MVC B.A. ’80, is a member of the Maryland House […]

Legislative hearings scheduled to review the major power outage event reports from the recent storm(0)

Linked below is a notice of hearings in Case No. 9298, In the Matter of the Electric Service Interruptions in the State of Maryland due to the June 29, 2012 Derecho Storm. The Notice announces that Commission will conduct legislative-style hearings on Thursday, September 13, 2012 and Friday, September 14, 2012 (if needed) to review […]

Same-sex marriage and the ‘Cone of Silence’(0)

The story of how the Maryland House of Delegates passed same-sex marriage legislation during the General Assembly’s regular session has already been told. Still, I found it interesting to hear Del. Kathleen M. Dumais’ firsthand account, which she gave Friday during a family law session at the Maryland State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in Ocean […]

WMCCA, State Delegates Recognize Potomac Citizen For Her Decades Of Service(0)

A Potomac resident for 45 years and a member of the West Montgomery County Citizens’ Association for 40, Lois Williams has advocated for Potomac community issues for over four decades. After 16 years on the WMCCA board, and 16 years compiling the organization’s newsletter, Williams was recognized Wednesday by the local citizens’ association and state […]

Tech Council of Maryland Announces Winners of 2012 TCM Tech Awards(0)

The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland’s largest technology trade association with more than 400 biotechnology and technology members employing more than 200,000 in the region, last night announced the winners of its 2012 TCM Tech Awards. The annual celebration drew 850 technology and business leaders from around the state including Senator Jennie Forehand; Senator […]

Maryland should crack down on strangulations(0)

A WOMAN WHO has been the victim of attempted strangulation by her husband or boyfriend is at an astronomical risk of ultimately being killed by that man. This disturbing revelation, contained in a 2008 study in the Journal of Emergency Medicine, lies at the heart of a worthy Maryland proposal to decrease the incidence of homicides […]

Lawmakers trying to increase penalty for strangulation(0)

ANNAPOLIS — Grabbing another person’s neck to stop their breathing — an act usually associated with domestic violence cases — is extremely difficult to prove in court, according to legislators and prosecutors. There is little bruising or scratches. Long-term internal injuries are the most serious. And the penalty for the crime does not match the […]

Delegates Debate Inmate Education Credit Bill(0)

In Annapolis today, the House of Delegates debated a bill to give prison inmates time off for getting a degree while in prison. Many prison inmates are eligible for free classes funded through grants and non-profits. This bill would let an inmate get up to 60 days off their sentence if they get a GED, or […]

Same Sex Marriage Delayed In House; Lawmaker Claims O’Malley Apology(0)

The Maryland House of Delegates is postponing debate on a same sex marriage bill until Friday, to give lawmakers more time to consider amendments. A co-sponsor of the bill told WBAL News that the delay was also due to the illness of Prince George’s County Delegate Veronica Turner, who is a supporter of the bill. […]