In The Press

Here you will be able to find news articles about Sheila and things that she is doing in the community.

This session Del. Hixson has sponsored a bill that would give two tax free weeks at two different times in the year to college students for the purchase of their textbooks. The Baltimore Sun published an oped article this past week regarding this bill.

Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online  – ‎Jan 30, 2014‎
Sheila E. Hixson (D-Dist. 20) of Silver Spring would nullify the Court of Appeals pit bull ruling by declaring that no dog can be determined to be potentially dangerous based solely on its breed, type or heritage.

 

So Md News  – ‎Jan 24, 2014‎
Sen. Jamie B. Raskin, Del. Sheila Ellis Hixson and Del. Curtis S. Anderson (D-Baltimore) are three lawmakers behind the proposal.

3/11/13 Baltimore Sun Article

This session one of the pieces of legislation that Del. Hixson is submitting would be to require MD teachers statewide to pay union fees, even if they are not members. The Maryland Reporter wrote an article about this piece of legislation. Please see the link below for details

1/12/13 Washington Examiner Article

1/10/13 Maryland Reporter Article

With the start of the 2013 session, Del. Hixson is gearing up for session. This past Thursday was the Ways and Means Committee organizational meeting. During the meeting potential legislation was talked about. For more information click the link below from an article from the daily record. The Washington Examiner also published an article on this issue, the link can be found below.

1/10/13 Daily Record Article