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McCray Messenger: March 9, 2015

With only 35 days left of the 2015 legislative session, I remain committed to being the leader who listens. I do so not because it was a campaign promise, but because we get better results when we all engage in the political process. Dialogue is the foundation of good government. Retiring Senator Barbara Mikulski understood that well, and her devotion to the citizens of Maryland is both admirab… read more

An Open Letter about the Storm Water Management Fee to 45th District Residents

I have been in the legislature a little over 55 days. I am a father, husband, electrician, and small business owner. I write to you today to express my unfavorable vote for House Bill 481 – Storm water Management – Watershed Protection and Restoration Program Repeal. I have been assigned to the Environment and Transportation Committee. Being on this committee, I have had the ability to hear… read more

Half-Session, No Halftime

Forty-five days down, forty-five days to go. As your delegate representing the 45th district it is fitting to report to you that, although this session is half over, I am moving ahead with the same energy and passion as if it were day one. There is no halftime break. First, some updates on Annapolis. I am pleased to report that the Economic Matters Committee conducted a hearing for House B… read more

McCray Messenger: February 24, 2015

Join us for the next ‘Conversations with Cory’ Your voice matters. At bottom, that is why I reserve space in a local establishment every month; to hear your concerns and to learn from your perspective. This month’s ‘Conversations with Cory,’ will be held at the Rita Church Community Center on Saturday, February, 28, 2015. From noon until 2 p.m. you will have my time and attention, you w… read more

Listening, Learning, Leading.

When I last left you, I was just getting acclimated to my new role as a delegate for the 45th legislative district. Now, after one-third of this legislative session, I have hit a stride and seem to be gaining momentum. This week I attended my first meeting with the Baltimore Regional Revitalization workgroup (BRRW). While there, myself and other members of the BRRW met with economic development… read more

The McCray Messenger – February 9, 2015

First Quarter Review: Serving the 45th Legislative District State of the State Last week, Governor Hogan gave his first State of the State Address to the General Assembly. Despite some points of disagreement, I am optimistic about the work we can achieve within the Governor’s framework. My First Bill – House Bill 370 It’s official – my first legislative measure has been submitted. My bill,… read more

Sixteen Days on the Job

What an amazing week! One of the highlights from this past week was hosting the first “Conversations with Cory,” a grass roots initiative to engage community leaders and neighbors during the 90 day legislative session. There were over 40 people who attended to hear three presenters discuss some issues affecting our community. Ken Strong from Baltimore City Housing discussed programs for our… read more

The McCray Messenger – January 26, 2015

Nearly Two Weeks in Annapolis: Committed to Serving the 45th Legislative District For nearly two weeks, I have been busy getting acclimated to my new role in Annapolis, and it has surely been eventful. With all of the excitement in embarking on this new journey, one event stands out. Last week, I joined Congressman John Sarbanes in the nation’s capitol to witness President Barack Obama deliver… read more

Today it Became Official

I want to take a moment to thank each of you for your hard work and dedication over the past several months. Because of your continued support, I was elected to serve as your delegate for the next four years. Today, it became official when I was sworn into office—vowing to represent the needs and interests of the residents within the 45th Legislative district. Over the next four years, I look… read more

Happy Holidays!

Greetings, It’s definitely the most wonderful time of the year—a time to share good times with loved ones and continue traditions. As a husband and father, I always look forward to this time of year, but as I prepare for my first session as a member of the Maryland General Assembly, I am especially appreciative of this quality time. I have so much of which to be grateful, and I can’t help but… read more

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