As the chair of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, the Senator has the power to prevent the bill from going before the House.
While the Senator believes there are concerns about underage drinking, bloggers are quick to add their commentary on the subject, alluding to her potential bias:
"The fact that it's an election year and she relies on support from liquor distributors? I'm sure that's not a factor. Nor is that her husband is a city liquor inspector." -Polyhistor 2.0
Now, more than ever, Marylanders for Better Beer and Wine Laws (MBBWL) needs your help. Please sign our petition or contact your representative directly.