Del. Hattie Harrison, known affectionately as the “Fairy Godmother” of the Maryland House, died Monday, and Tuesday her colleagues honored her memory by beginning the legislative session with a prayer in her honor and by decorating her desk with yellow roses.Read More
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Since the new district maps to elect members of Congress and the legislature have sparked anger and lawsuits, many throughout the state have questioned the way that the lines are drawn, especially after the legislative redistricting plan quietly became law without hearings in the General Assembly. Several overhaul plans have been proposed, but none are likely to pass.Read More
When Del. Hattie Harrison turns 83 today (Friday), the Baltimore Democrat will still be the oldest member of the legislature, still the longest serving member of the House of Delegates, still the first African-American woman to chair a major committee (Rules and Executive Nominations), the committee she has led for 32 years now.Read More
By Megan Poinski Megan@MarylandReporter.com After 35 years, Momma is still on the train – and she is not planning to get off anytime soon. “You can’t throw Momma from the train,” said Del. Hattie Harrison, who is seeking her...Read More
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