Veteran legislators (part 2)

Hixson remembers the glass ceiling for women and major reforms during 34 years in the House

“Why would I step down when I’m in a position of power?” Del. Sheila Hixson asked. “The state’s in a difficult financial situation, and I want to help.”

Wood says he’ll stay in Annapolis until his constituents tell him to go

“I said many years ago that when the people say, ‘John, you’ve been there too long. You’ve done your job. We will not vote for you,’ then it is time for me to go,” Del. Johnny Wood said. “The people will tell you when it’s time to go.”

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