My Priorities & Track Record

It's only been three years since I was elected to represent Silver Spring & Takoma Park in the Maryland House. But in that short time, I've had the honor of co-sponsoring & voting for great bills, including legislation to:
  • Ban Fracking & Increase Renewable Energy
  • Ensure Paid Sick Leave for Workers
  • Protect Planned Parenthood Funding
  • Limit Overtesting of Students
  • Advance Police Accountability
  • Reduce Incarceration & Decriminalize Marijuana

MY LEGISLATIVE SUCCESSES: I've also served as lead sponsor on dozens of bills and was able to pass twelve in my first term. Here are my legislative wins so far:
  • Fight Obamacare Repeal (HJ 9)

  • Lower Cost of Building Child Care in Montgomery County (HB 335)

  • Protect Services for Foster Youths With Developmental Disabilities (HB 279)

  • Expunge Minor Marijuana Convictions (HB 379)

  • Create Standards for Police SWAT Teams (HB 739)

  • Eliminate "Debtors Prisons" (HB 844)

  • Ensure Access to Government Records (HB 383)

  • End Counterproductive Penalties on the Poor (HB 1047)

  • Let Voters (Not Politicians) Choose Their Elected Officials (HB 260)

  • Help Homeless Residents Get ID's (HB 680)

  • Modernize How Businesses File Taxes (HB 648)

  • Protect Medical Privacy for Transgender Residents (HB 862)

MY BROAD PRIORITIES: Here are a few issues areas where I'd like to make some progress in the future:
  • Tackle Historic Wealth/Income Inequality By Focusing On Middle Class & Low-Income Residents

  • Get Real About Climate Change & Stop Dirty Energy Subsidies

  • Ensure Access To Affordable Child Care

  • Defend Reproductive Rights

  • Grow Our School Budget & Make College Affordable

  • Protect Civil Rights & Our Immigrant Population

  • Achieve Universal, Affordable Health Coverage in Maryland

  • Expand Common-Sense Gun Safety Regulations
  • Improve WMATA Metro & Expand Walking, Biking & Transit

  • Promote Housing Affordability & Renters' Protections

  • End Mass Incarceration & The Failed Drug War in Maryland

  • Reduce Special Interest Influence On Policy

  • Advance Living Wage Legislation

  • Implement Automatic Voter Registration

WHAT ELSE I'VE BEEN WORKING ON: Read my email newsletters discussing policy & legislative updates below. As a member of the House Judiciary Committee, I've prioritized social and economic justice legislation during my three legislative sessions in Annapolis -- with a particular focus on election reform, criminal justice and civil liberties.

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By Authority: Friends of David Moon. Chair: Marlana Valdez. Treasurer: Usman Ahmed.