Contact: Jim Pettit
Salisbury Daily Times 10.18.13
"I will be taking a strong role in terms of policy and the legislative agenda, which is different from previous lieutenant governors. Given my business background, I’m really going to help on the economic policy side. Given my ties to human trafficking and domestic violence policies, I would see me working on a lot of the family law and women’s and children’s issues, as well."
Candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor in Maryland
Political Pulse 10.3.13
"People think human trafficking happens elsewhere, it happens in all parts of our state. The sex offender loophole is something I will be working on in the next session of the legislature as well."
Maryland law on sex offenders and child custody must be revisited Washington Post 9.29.13
"Child advocates pushed this year’s General Assembly to toughen the law. A bill sponsored by Del. Jeannie Haddaway (R-Talbot) would have prohibited custody or visitation to child sexual offenders, except under certain circumstances where there was clear and convincing evidence that there was no danger to the child; supervised visits would have been allowed. It died in the House Judiciary Committee, a graveyard for similarly worthy bills that aim to better protect children and victims of domestic abuse."