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Recent Conference Testimony before the Maryland General Assembly

Support HB 526: Maryland First Scholarship

4/3/2013

The Maryland Catholic Conference represents the public-policy interests of the three (arch) dioceses serving Maryland, which include the Archdioceses of Baltimore and Washington and the Diocese of Wilmington.

The Conference supports House Bill 526 which establishes the Maryland First Scholarship for first-generation students whose parents have not earned a college ...

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Support SB 455: Public Health – Abortion Survey System

3/20/2013

By Nancy E. Paltell, Ph.D.

This testimony in support of SB 455 is offered on behalf of the Catholic Bishops serving Maryland and their dioceses.

There are numerous public health reasons why the State should collect abortion statistics. These public health reasons are why 46 states collect abortion statistics ...

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Support HB 871: Dream Act for HS Students at Community Colleges

3/19/2013

The Maryland Catholic Conference (“Conference”) represents the public-policy interests of the three Roman Catholic (arch)dioceses serving Maryland: the Archdiocese of Baltimore, the Archdiocese of Washington, and the Diocese of Wilmington.

HB 864 would permit an exemption for certain dually enrolled students from paying the out-of-state tuition rate at a ...

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Support HB 964: ESOL at Community Colleges

3/19/2013

The Maryland Catholic Conference (“Conference”) represents the public-policy interests of the three Roman Catholic (arch)dioceses serving Maryland: the Archdiocese of Baltimore, the Archdiocese of Washington, and the Diocese of Wilmington.

HB 964 would remove the $6 million cap on the maximum State funding level for English for speakers of ...

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