A Conversation with Senator Cardin at #MACoCon

MACo Conference attendees ask Maryland’s US Senator Ben Cardin questions about federal policy in a town hall forum.

US Senator Ben Cardin answered questions on topics including the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), infrastructure, relief for small businesses, clean energy, redistricting, and more at MACo’s Town Hall Forum with US Senator Ben Cardin. Senator Cardin also emphasized the importance of cooperation between Maryland’s federal, state, and local government officials.

Senator Cardin’s Town Hall has become a tradition at MACo’s Summer Conference, and continues to be a valuable opportunity for MACo’s members to hear updates on federal laws and funding decisions that have a direct effect on Maryland counties.

The Senator remarked on the value of the exchange – expressing his appreciation for the opportunity to hear directly from county government officials. Keeping his opening remarks brief, he focused his time on the questions and topics raised by the audience.

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski moderated the town hall, which was sponsored by US Wind.