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MCFADDEN MUM AS MCCRAY FORMALLY LAUNCHES BID TO OUST HIM

Meghan Thompson | Maryland Matters – September 17, 2017

The 45th legislative District  in Northeast Baltimore city hasn’t seen a change in state Senate representation since 1995. Del. Cory McCray (D), who represents that same financially struggling district in the House, feels it’s time for a new set of eyes ……….

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McCray joins other candidates challenging Baltimore’s old guard

Fern Shen | Baltimore Brew – September 17, 2017

Speaking in the hot sun outside his former high school, McCray yesterday spoke of his accomplishments, everything from troubleshooting potholes and busted streetlights to successfully pushing legislation that allows felons to regain the right to vote after they leave prison.,. ……….

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McCray To Challenge McFadden In Primary

Robert Lang | WBAL News Radio 1090 – September 15, 2017

Tomorrow, freshman Del. Cory McCray will kick off his bid to challenge state Sen. Nathaniel McFadden. ……….

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McCray to challenge McFadden for Baltimore Senate seat

Michael Dresser | The Baltimore Sun – September 15, 2017

Cory McCray, a first-term delegate from East Baltimore, will attempt to topple a pillar of city politics by challenging Sen. Nathaniel J. McFadden in next year’s Democratic primary……….

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Special graduation for Baltimore residents desiring to build a brighter future

Kelly Swoop | ABC 2 – August 18, 2017

Cory McCray started his journey with an Apprenticeship program.  He became an Electrician.  Now the State Delegate from Baltimore continues to be a strong supporter………

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An Apprenticeship Conversation with Maryland Delegate Cory McCray
Matthew Shafer | The Council of State Governments – March 27, 2017

As a graduate of a 5-year apprenticeship program, McCray has been a long-standing advocate for state expansion of apprenticeship legislation……..

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Baltimore delegate seeks prevailing wage requirement for TIF projects

Adam Bednar | The Daily Record – February 20, 2017

A Baltimore state delegate’s bill seeks to force developers receiving certain public financing for projects to pay laborers a jurisdiction’s prevailing wage. Del. Cory McCray, D-District 45, introduced House Bill 466 that requires developers receiving a minimum of $500,000 in tax increment financing to pay the prevailing wage. The legislation is needed because projects where private developers…….

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Opinion: Maryland should focus on careers, not jobs

Cory McCray | MarylandReporter.com – February 2, 2017

Keeping a steady focus on careers instead of just creating jobs will help add longevity and health to Maryland’s economy……..

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Spotlight on Delegate Cory McCray 
Kenneth N. Harris, Jr. | Harris Jones & Malone – January 16, 2017

Despite the diversity in professions amongst the members of the General Assembly, few view the legislature in the same perspective as Delegate Cory McCray……..

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Rights Restoration and the Black Vote 

Cory McCray and Dorian Spence | Afro – May 26, 2016

The suspension, or permanent revocation, of the right to vote is an often overlooked barrier to reentry for formerly incarcerated people……..

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HOW BALTIMORE CHANGED EX-FELON VOTING RIGHTS AND WHY IT MATTERS

Jorge Ramos | Fusion – May 6, 2016

The 2016 election is likely to be close: we look at ex-cons in Maryland who have recently regained the right to vote, and explore the contentious issue gaining traction in conversations across the country……..

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District 45 Update 
Yolanda Vazquez | Comcast NewsMakers – January 29, 2016

Yolanda Vazquez speaks with Delegate Cory V. McCray, representing District 45 for the Maryland House of Delegates, about apprenticeships and leveraging money, the new House Bill 108, the Action Grant House Bill 290, and the Railroad Bill which puts two conductors on-board. …….

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Maryland House votes to override veto on felon voter rights
Anjali Shastry | The Washington Times – January 20, 2016

Delegate Cory McCray, Baltimore Democrat and sponsor of the bill, said failing to override the governor’s veto would have disenfranchised particular areas of the state………

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Over 40,000 Ex-Offenders In Maryland Could Regain Their Voting Rights
Samantha Lachman | Huffington Post – January 14, 2016

Maryland Del. Cory McCray (D), who sponsored the voting rights restoration legislation, told The Huffington Post……..

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Apprenticeships and Baltimore City Contracts
SHEILAH KAST & MELODY SIMMONS | WYPR – October 27, 2015

On Midday Tuesday, we’ll talk about apprenticeships. They can be a path to upward mobility – young people learn skills and get connected to a job without taking on college debt. But the U.S. has not seen the surge in apprenticeships that have shaped England’s labor force in the last 15 years. Why not? We’ll talk to Del. Cory McCray, D-Baltimore, who apprenticed to become an electrician, and to Tom Bewick, who designed the U.K.’s apprentice system……..

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IBEW’s Members in Public Office 
Len Shindel | The Electrical Worker – June 2015

A member of Baltimore, Md., Local 24, Cory McCray was elected to the Maryland House of Delegates last November. He has been working hard to promote healing and understanding in his inner city community after the tragic events following the death of Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody……..

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In Maryland, The Ability Of 40,000 People To Vote Sits On The Governor’s Desk
ALICE OLLSTEIN | Think Progress – May 13, 2015

The bill’s author, freshman Delegate Cory McCray (D-Baltimore), told ThinkProgress that he’s hopeful, because Hogan has expressed any problems with the bill or a desire to veto it…….

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Freshman delegates hit the ground running, reflect on first year
Rebecca Lessner | Maryland Reporter – April 14, 2015

I really enjoyed the pace. The people in my district don’t always have two or three years for decisions to be made, They’re hurting right now and they’re expecting their elected officials to produce right now,” said McCray…….

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Funding apprenticeship programs is good for the state
Cory McCray, Gary Griffin, and Kevin Cosby | Baltimore Sun – March 11, 2015

Many of our communities in Baltimore City and the state of Maryland were established because of good old fashioned blue collar jobs — solid, well-paying jobs in manufacturing, construction and the trades……..

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Road Map to Victory
Jen Haut-Prokop | Wellstone – March 10, 2015

Newly-elected Maryland Delegate Cory McCray will readily admit he wasn’t always a perfect voter. “I didn’t start voting until George W Bush was in office. If you looked me up in the VAN file, I’d be in trouble!” But as a small business owner in charge of several rental properties, the more his business grew, the more he began to see how politics was a part of everything……..

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Baltimore Del. McCray Meets With Residents in Series of Dialogues
Roberto Alejandro | The Afro – March 6, 2015

In a bid to make the representation of his district a dialogue between himself and his constituents, Maryland House of Delegate member Del. Cory McCray (D-Baltimore City) launched a series of monthly events to update residents in the 45th district about events directly affecting them…….

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Lawmaker tells Maryland bankers not to ignore, but invest in poor neighborhoods
Rick Seltzer | Baltimore Business Journal – February 26, 2015

McCray, a newly elected Democratic delegate who represents Northeast Baltimore, spoke to attendees at the Maryland Bankers Association’s day in Annapolis on Wednesday. Instead of focusing on issues like regulations or foreclosures, he talked about crying after looking at neighborhoods with high poverty rates and disaffected residents…….

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Freshman Md. delegate pushes bill to restore voting rights for felons
Ovetta Wiggins | Washington Post – February 25, 2015

A freshman delegate in the Maryland General Assembly is championing a bill that a deep personal meaning to him: the restoration of full voting rights for ex-offenders……..

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Baltimore City Legislators, Advocates Pushing to Expand Voting Rights of Ex-Felons
Roberto Alejandro | The Afro – February 12, 2015

Baltimore City legislators and advocates are pushing to expand the voting rights of former felons by making them eligible to vote immediately upon release from prison, even if they are still serving a term of parole or probation. Sen. Joan Conway (D-Baltimore City) has submitted a bill in the senate and Del. Cory McCray (D-Baltimore City) will soon submit a house version…….

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Maryland Bill Introduced to Ensure Employers Fully Fund Apprenticeship Programs
Chaz Bolte | We Party Patriot – February 4, 2015

Freshmen delegate Cory McCray has only been representing Maryland’s 45th district for a matter of weeks, but his commitment to the state’s workers is already on display. McCray is working on a bill that would make construction apprenticeships more affordable by ensuring that employers fully fund their apprenticeship programs. It is his hope that in so doing more apprentices will complete their programs and move forward into a high-paying careers……..

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Incoming Delegates Antonio Hayes and Cory McCray Discuss Their Vision for Leadership
Roberto Alejandro | The Afro – November 12, 2014

Recently, newly elected delegates Antonio Hayes (D-40th) and Cory McCray (D-45th) sat down with the AFRO to discuss their approaches to campaigning and their visions for how to bring greater economic opportunity to a city that has over 23 percent of its population living below the poverty level. Both delegates won their primary victories last June by combining a broad outreach strategy focused on social media for younger voters and a more targeted effort for long-term, older voters…….

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Community leader David Harris Interviews Delegate-Elect Cory McCray
David Harris | McElderry Park Star – September 30, 2014

First, I’d like to say that I appreciate the opportunity David, just to be able to get the message out to the real community and to the folks that really live in the community. Just a little bit about me, I live in the Overlea community……

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Hayes, Lierman and McCray new faces of city politics
Luke Broadwater | The Baltimore Sun – July 5, 2014

The three 30-somethings from disparate backgrounds are the new faces of Baltimore politics…..

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Q: Who Did Maryland Juice Blogger David Moon Donate To? // A: Cory McCray of Baltimore & Dr. Clarence Lam of Howard Co.
David Moon | Maryland Juice – July 10, 2013

Maryland Juice had the opportunity to prod both Cory McCray and Clarence Lam about their views on a range of stalled legislative issues, and as of now, both candidates for the Maryland House are on board to move the needle on some of the social….

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Young leaders seek to unseat incumbents by any means necessary
Hassan Giordano | DMV Daily – June 3, 2013

If you were out and about on Saturday, you may have come across a litany of new candidates pounding the pavements in order to get their message of ‘change’ out to the voters early. One such candidate was East Baltimore’s own rising star, Cory McCray….

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McCray to run for East Baltimore delegate seat
Luke Broadwater | The Baltimore Sun – May 1, 2013

A Northeast Baltimore community leader said Wednesday he plans to step down from the city’s Board of Elections to run for a state delegate seat…

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McCray Leaves Election Board To Seek State Legislature Seat
Adam Bednar | Patch.com – May 1, 2013

Cory McCray, who occasionally blogs about labor issue on Patch, announced he’s resigning his seat on the Baltimore City Board of Elections to pursue a seat in the House of Delegates in District 45…

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Golden Apple award recognizes city school volunteer
Karen Nitkin | The Baltimore Sun – February 3, 2013

Cory McCray, whose children, ages 3 and 5, are too young to attend middle school, still spends many hours in the halls and classrooms of Northeast Middle School in Baltimore, where he volunteers…

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