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2012 Legislative Testimony

Recent Conference Testimony before the Maryland General Assembly

Special Legislative Session Video Lottery Terminals and Table Games - Expansion

8/9/2012

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.

The Conference opposes this bill out of concern for the potentially detrimental impact gambling expansion could have on families ...

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Statement to the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee

3/28/2012

March 7, 2012
SUPPORT

Thank you for the opportunity to offer this testimony on behalf of the Catholic bishops serving Maryland from the Archdiocese of Baltimore, the Archdiocese of Washington, and the Diocese of Wilmington. While I regret that other commitments prevent my presenting this statement personally, I wish to ...

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Partnership for Student Education and Community Investment Tax Credit

3/15/2012

SUPPORT

March 15, 2012

Good afternoon, Madam Chair, Members of the Committee. My name is Fr. Steve Shafran and I am the President of Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School in Takmoa Park, Maryland.

On behalf of the more than 21,000 students attending Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of ...

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House Bill 1216-Partnership for Student Education & Community Investment Tax Credit

3/15/2012

March 15, 2012

Saint Ignatius Loyola Academy is a tuition-free Jesuit middle school for Baltimore City boys from low-income families. 87% of our students qualify for the federal free or reduced lunch program; only 6% of our students are Catholic. Saint Ignatius Loyola Academy is a private institution with a ...

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