The RELIEF Act and Vaccinations
Last Friday, the Maryland Department of Health and the Montgomery County Department of Health came before the Montgomery County House Delegation to discuss the vaccine rollout. You can watch the meeting here (the vaccine discussion commences about ten minutes into the meeting).
In short, the state still has no good answer as to why they are not planning a mass vaccination site in Montgomery County or why it is acceptable to ask people to continuously visit numerous websites for appointments to get the few available vaccine appointments.
My seatmate, Delegate Ariana Kelly, continues to offer some of the best information about the vaccine situation. Her latest update is here.
For those who are 65 years old or older (Phases 1B and 1C), you can pre-register with Montgomery County Department of Health for a vaccination appointment here. Some of the other locations currently offering vaccines in the area are:
As always, you can keep up with what I am doing by following me at @mkorman on Twitter or by clicking "Like" on Delegate Marc Korman on Facebook.
We continued to override vetoes of 2020 legislation during the past week. Among the notable bills we overrode vetoes of are:
One of my 2021 session bills has passed the House and is heading over to the Senate. The Board of Public Works Budget Reduction Clarification Act, which refines mid-year budget cutting, passed with bipartisan support.
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