Delegate Kathleen Dumais

Democrat, Maryland House of Delegates District 15

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Sean Malone: Actions Speak Louder Than Words for Domestic Violence Victims(0)

By: Sean Malone It’s time for the public stoning of Ray Rice to end; the point has been made. His conduct was reprehensible. He is paying a significant penalty for an abhorrent act. However, as Baltimore Raven Chris Canty reminded us all: Hate the sin, not the sinner. The more productive exercise is for society [...]

Marylanders To Prevent Gun Violence Honors Senator Brian Frosh & Kathleen Dumais Today(0)

On Monday, February 10 at 6pm in Annapolis, Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence will present its first Gun Violence Prevention Champion Awards to Senator Brian Frosh and Delegate Kathleen Dumais for their key leadership roles in enacting the life-saving Firearms Safety Act of 2013. The awards will be presented at Harry Browne’s, 66 State Circle, [...]

Unspun: Kathleen M. Dumais: ‘Very proud of Maryland’(0)

You just won the Superbowl of gun-control bills. What will you do now? Go to Disneyland? Ah, no, I will just go back to my law practice. What did you do to prepare for that 11-hour debate? I think the House in particular deserves a great deal of credit. The speaker appointed the gun safety [...]

Response to Post Editorial – Maryland’s Shrinking Assault Weapons Ban(0)

It is unfortunate that the recent Washington Post Editorial (3/22/13) focused on only one aspect of the important gun safety legislation currently pending before the Maryland General Assembly this session. Here’s the “rest of the story.” In the House of Delegates, the Governor’s bill is assigned to two Committees – the Judiciary Committee and the [...]

Maryland General Assembly Prepares For Spring Legislative Session(0)

An increase in gas taxes, a repeal of the death penalty and a renewed discussion of liability for pit bull owners are some of the issues currently on the table for Maryland’s 2013 legislative session. In addition, the recent shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., have prompted Gov. Martin O’Malley and others [...]

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 years, 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 [...]

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 [...]