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Brodie Comments on ‘Sanctuary State’ Proposal

April 13th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

A proposal to turn Maryland into a “sanctuary state” by limiting local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration authorities died in the State House on Monday after lawmakers withdrew the bill — which had garnered a veto threat from the governor and a rebuke from Trump administration Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The House of Delegates voted last month to adopt the proposal, but the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee gave it an unfavorable report, and the bill was withdrawn as the Maryland General Assembly’s 90-day legislative session wound down. Delegate Ana Gutierrez blasted Committee Chair Bobby Zirkin and Senate President Mike Miller for what she says was playing politics with the issue…


The sanctuary state proposal had little support from the western end of the state. Allegany County Commissioner Creade Brodie Jr…


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