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Education

“Education defines our future as a community and as a nation. I want every child in Maryland to benefit from a world-class education.”

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Education

Health Care

“Access to affordable health care is a human right. Too many in Maryland don’t have adequate health insurance coverage – that is unacceptable.”

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Health Care

Keeping Our Communities Safe

"Everyone wants and deserves to live in an environment where they know their families are safe from crime."

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Keeping Our Communities Safe

Jobs and the Economy

“We have to provide incentives and opportunities to attract and grow business in our communities.”

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Jobs and the Economy

Meet Katie

Katie has lived in Howard County since 2002 with her husband Bill and their two daughters. For 20 years, Katie used her knowledge and skills to work with governments, businesses, non-profits, and international agencies across the world to create jobs and partnerships that benefit everybody.

She received her degree from Cornell University in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, a top ten program in the United States. While there, she learned the practical skills needed to solve real-world problems.

She’s now serving in her first term as State Senator for District 9 in Annapolis where she strives to be an independent voice for the people that she represents.

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Maryland governor signs bills to strengthen cybersecurity

May 12, 2022

Gov. Larry Hogan signed measures sponsored by Sen. Katie Fry Hester to strengthen cybersecurity in state and local governments in Maryland on Thursday, after lawmakers approved legislation and big investments earlier this year to protect vital systems against cyberattacks.

Maryland governor signs bills to strengthen cybersecurity

Lawmakers Rally Behind Small-Business Health Coverage Proposal

March 2, 2022

Article from Maryland Matters by Bruce DePuyt. Senate Bill 632 and House Bill 709 would create the Small Business and Nonprofit Health Insurance Subsidies Program. “Ensuring that every single business can offer health insurance is more important than ever” said Senate sponsor Katie Fry Hester (D-Howard).

Lawmakers Rally Behind Small-Business Health Coverage Proposal

Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Bolster State Cybersecurity

March 2, 2022

Article from Maryland Matters by Hannah Gaskill. Members of the General Assembly rolled out a package of bills to offer more protections to state and local government online networks on Wednesday following the discovery of myriad vulnerabilities in the state’s cybersecurity systems.

Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Bolster State Cybersecurity

Information Center

Senator Katie Fry Hester is proud of the work she has done in the Maryland Senate. She will continue to be a voice for the people of District 9. Below you can find access to constituent services, campaign information, and ways you can get involved.

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Covid-19

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