Mark Twain is credited with saying, “No man's life, liberty or happiness are safe while the legislature is in session.”
Nothing could be closer to the truth as CPAs prepare for the 428th session of the Maryland General Assembly, which began on Jan. 12.
The session runs 90 days through April 11. More than 2,300 bills will be heard by Maryland's 188 legislators (47 senators and 141 delegates).
The MACPA has set an ambitious agenda for 2011, featuring the following five priorities:
Join us for CPA Day in Annapolis on Jan. 19 at the Governor Calvert House. Registration is free (MACPA members only), and you can register here.
We have been preparing for this for the past year by mobilizing our members through our town hall / professional issues updates. More than 2,000 CPAs have attended our town halls and have reaffirmed this agenda. They also understand the legislative process better than ever.