The historic Maryland State House.  UULM-MD works to educate, mobilize and coordinate the advocacy of Maryland UUs on specific issues before the Maryland General Assembly.

The historic Maryland State House. UULM-MD works to educate, mobilize and coordinate the advocacy of Maryland UUs on specific issues before the Maryland General Assembly.

Maryland legislators attend UULM-MD's Annual Meetings to discuss UULM-MD's priority issues.

Maryland legislators attend UULM-MD's Annual Meetings to discuss UULM-MD's priority issues.

UULM-MD members participate in many activities that support protecting the environment in Maryland and in the world.  This is a group at the 350.org Moving Planet Rally in Annapolis, MD in September, 2011.

UULM-MD members participate in many activities that support protecting the environment in Maryland and in the world. This is a group at the 350.org Moving Planet Rally in Annapolis, MD in September, 2011.

UULM-MD members celebrate the passage of the federal Affordable Care Act with MD Lt. Governor Anthony Brown.

UULM-MD members celebrate the passage of the federal Affordable Care Act with MD Lt. Governor Anthony Brown.

UULM-MD members rally to end marriage discrimination for gay and lesbian couples.

UULM-MD members rally to end marriage discrimination for gay and lesbian couples.

Get Involved: Act on Your UU Values!

Get Involved: Act on Your UU Values!

Members of the UULM-MD Board of Directors with UUA President Peter Morales.

Members of the UULM-MD Board of Directors with UUA President Peter Morales.

WELCOME to UULM-MD

The Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of Maryland (UULM-MD) is a statewide advocacy network of Unitarian Universalists. We work to educate, mobilize, and coordinate UUs on specific issues before the Maryland General Assembly. Working in coalition with established state and national organizations, we as UUs model a reverence for the interdependent web of all existence which fosters justice, health and equity in society. We encourage you to join us on this journey as we engage Marylanders, expand freedom and nurture an inclusive, life affirming system of government. Read more.

Legislative News

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 2015 UULM-MD Priority Issues

UULM-MD has selected three issue areas as Priority Issues during the 2015 Session of the Maryland General Assembly:

Upcoming Hearings:

February 13: HB385, Maryland Healthy Working Families Act, 12:30pm, House Economic Matters Committee, Rm 231, House Office Bldg, Annapolis, MD.  SB40 was heard by the Senate Finance Committee on February 3rd.

February 20: HB377, Maryland Clean Energy Advancement Act of 2015,  1:00pm, House Economic Matters Committee, Rm 231, House Office Bldg, Annapolis

February 24: SB373, Maryland Clean Energy Advancement Act of 2015:  1:00pm, Senate Finance Committee, 3 East, Miller Senate Bldg, Annapolis, MD

March 3:  SB409, Protect our Health and Communities Act: 1:00pm, Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affaiars Committee, 2 West, Miller Senate Bldg, Annapolis, MD

We will continue to follow developments with past issues, emerging issues and issues of interest to our Maryland UUs and congregations.

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UULM-MD News

Our website is undergoing a complete redesign.  Please bear with us!  We hope to have the new site up soon.
 
Forward with Clean Energy
 
 
 
What:   Lobby Night and Rally to pass The Maryland Clean Energy Advancement Act to double wind and solar!
When:  The evening of Monday, February 23rd
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Criminal Justice System Reform

UULM-MD is working in coalition with the Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform (MAJR) to address the problem of mass incarceration in Maryland.  Our goals include:

  • Ending inequities in our justice system;
  • Supporting alternatives to incarceration where appropriate;
  • Fostering successful re-entry into the community.

Bills include:

Rally and Lobby Day

Thursday, February 26th

Join the Rally and talk with your legislators about the Maryland Second Chance Act, SB526/HB244, which strives to improve ex-offenders' job opportunities.  More details soon!

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Economic Justice:  Sick Leave for Low-wage Workers

Working in coalition with Working Matters, UULM-MD is asking legislators to pass the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act, SB40/HB385.