By Tony Celin LD 17 Chairman
Where does the next generation of leaders come from? How can they get involved and make a difference?
I believe leadership can be fostered through experience by putting yourself in difficult positions to grow and gain an understanding of issues that previously may not have been of much concern. Therefore, I feel it is very important for the next generation of leaders to get involved now with their local communities and learn to care about the future of those communities. One of the best ways to do that is to be active in your local government and political party. Seeing the effects of a mismanaged county budget and extremely high property taxes is what inspired me to get more involved. While I would often bemoan these, and many other issues, I never did anything about it until some wise people told me to “stop using your words that accomplish little and get involved.”
Every year at Convention, the MCGOP honors three volunteers with awards, recognizing them for their selflessness and hard work in advancing the cause of liberty and limited government in Montgomery County. Submissions Due February 13 !
By Mark Uncapher
Members of the Maryland House Republican Caucus have announced a four-point list of their legislative priorities for the 2019 General Assembly. This initiative reflects the caucus’s determination to not just react to the proposals of others but advance its own agenda.
House Minority Leader Nik Kipke (R-Anne Arundel) explained that his caucus wants to ensure that the issues of concern to the nearly 2 million Maryland residents it represents are heard in the Democratic-controlled legislature.
Josephine Wang and I went to the Governor’s Lunar New Year party last week and we were able to give our congratulations to him and his lovely wife Yumi on being chosen by the voters to spend four more years in Annapolis. I’m quite proud of him. I hope you have a chance to send him your congratulations on our attached ‘Congratulate the Governor’ page Click Here. He loves getting notes and encouragement.
This January is momentous in Maryland
It’s been almost 60 years since we celebrated the
Re-election of a Republican Governor!
Larry Hogan and Boyd Rutherford were rewarded for four years of hard work and success with an overwhelming mandate for another 4 years, and we could not be happier. We often rail about the lack of empathy, the lack of cooperation, and the pettiness of so many of our elected officials.
Governor Hogan has shown a different way. Governor Hogan has proven that you can arrive at common ground, you can disagree without being disagreeable, and you can bring voters from all parts of our very diverse state together for our common good.
Sign our message of congratulations - Click Here !
40 Years Fighting for Maryland Republicans
The Montgomery County Republican Party (MCGOP) will offer a tribute to Ambassador Ellen Sauerbrey at the February 23rd 2019 MCGOP Convention in Gaithersburg for her four decades as a standard bearer for Republican efforts and values in Maryland. We hope you will join us and pay tribute to her life long work in support of the Republican Party and paving the way for Republican Women to serve in leadership positions in the Maryland General Assembly.
Ambassador Sauerbrey will speak at the 2019 MCGOP Convention’s General Session, and a special VIP Lunch in her honor will follow. Early Bird pricing for the VIP Lunch and Breakfast events has been extended to February 1, 2019.
RNC Committeeman For Maryland
MCGOP's 2019 Convention
VIP Breakfast Speaker
8:30 am - February 23, 2019
Registration Opens at 8:00 am
Hilton - 620 Perry Pkwy Gaithersburg, MD
February 1 is the End of Early Bird MCGOP 2019 Convention Pricing!
Make sure to purchase your tickets soon! For further details or to purchase tickets, to be a sponsor or to purchase advertising space Click Here
By Mark Uncapher
Abraham Lincoln famously defined a hypocrite as the man “who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.” What then are Montgomery County residents to make of their County Council’s latest lamentations over the affordable housing shortage?
The Future of Schools and Roads Dominate Political Discussion at the Committee for Montgomery’s Annual Legislative Breakfast
By Linda Willard
Dennis Melby, Alex Bush and I attended the Committee for Montgomery’s Annual Legislative Breakfast on December 13, 2018. Key speakers included Senator Chris Van Hollen, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro, State Senator Craig Zucker and Delegate Mark Korman (LD-16).