Every year, MACo offers a Half-Day Annapolis Immersion training program to help county elected officials and county staff members navigate the Maryland General Assembly Session. The training features segments on the following topics:
- Overview of the General Assembly Session and the Legislative Process
- What is MACo and its Role in the Legislative Process?
- The Fiscal Note Process
- The Bond Bill and Budget Hearing Process
- Tips on Testifying
These topics will be covered by MACo staff, experts from the Department of Legislative Services, and appropriate staff members from House or Senate Committees.
In addition to this information, there will be a walking tour of the State Capitol, Senate, and House buildings.
This training is appropriate for newly elected officials and new county staff members as an introductory course, but it is also a great refresher course for seasoned elected officials and staff. Registration is free and is ONLY OPEN for MACo members** (Maryland county elected officials and county staff members). Space is limited, so please register today!
This event is a membership benefit for MACo Members – only Maryland county elected officials and county staff members are invited to attend.
**A note to candidates for county office: We will hold seats for this event, pending election results in November. Please do not register for the event yet, but do contact Kaley Schultze if you would like to be added to our list.