Letters from Ben
Capital Wheel, National Harbor, Maryland
These are regular letters to constituents about what's happening in Maryland, nationally and around the world. Beginning as a way to share information during the COVID-19 pandemic, they have become a must-read for Marylanders to connect happenings in our nation's capital to daily life.
Dear Fellow Marylanders, We have a new governor, and it feels wonderful. On Wednesday, I had the honor of witnessing history as Wes Moore was sworn in as the 63rd governor of the State of Maryland and Aruna Miller sworn in as Lieutenant Governor. It was a large and electric crowd in Annapolis on a bright and sunny afternoon. This was a day eagerly anticipated by so many, me included. Wes is a man of character who values public service, family and community. The son of an immigrant, he has served our nation in uniform, been a Rhodes Scholar, and has worked to support families and neighborhoods in need. Taking his oath with one hand on a bible owned by Frederick Douglass and standing in the...