Students from the North Carroll FFA chapter met with Carroll County's state representatives.
Officers from the North Carroll FFA chapter recently visited policy makers in Annapolis to commemorate FFA Week 2013 and to advocate for continued support of school-based agricultural education in Carroll County. Elizabeth Hill, chapter president, and Libby McGarry, chapter treasurer, visited with Delegate Justin Ready and Senator Joseph Getty. During the visits, Hill and McGarry thanked the officials for their support of education, agricultural education, and FFA leadership programs. The students conveyed the benefits of agricultural education and FFA for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success. This information was taken from a Carroll County Public Schools news release.
Those who wish to testify are encouraged to preregister.
The Carroll County State Senate Delegation will hold a town hall meeting on Senate Bill 281 – Firearms Safety Act of 2013 (SB281) on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. The hearing will take place at the Best Western Hotel, 451 Best Western Drive in Westminster. On Feb. 6, the Maryland State Senate held a bill hearing in Annapolis on SB 281. Several thousand people attended the hearing and many were unable to testify due to time and space constraints. The Senate Delegation would like to provide this town hall meeting as an opportunity for Carroll County citizens to provide their thoughts to the local Senate Delegation on the legislation. The Carroll County House Delegation has been invited to participate. Senate Bill 281 proposes new …