ELECTION DAY November 6, 2018

Anti-Discrimination Legislation

Since taking office in 2014, I have been concerned about the gaps in Frederick County discrimination protection laws. When 2018 brought in a new County Council, I knew that legislation to expand protections from discrimination could garner enough support for passage. I introduced Bill Nos 19-07 and […]

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Fall into Election Season with Jessica

Ticket contributions can be made here, mailed to Friends of Jessica Fitzwater, PO Box 661 New Market, Maryland 21701, or made at the door. By authority of Friends of Jessica Fitzwater, Chelsea Kadish, Treasurer.

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FCTA Endorsed Candidate

I am honored to announce that I have been endorsed by the Frederick County Teachers Association. My vision for Frederick County Public Schools is a great public school for every child. That means every school should have the facilities, resources, and excellent staff required to provide quality […]

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Sierra Club Endorsed Candidate

I am honored to announce that I have been endorsed by the Sierra Club Catoctin Group. During my first term, I worked closely with my colleague Council Member Keegan-Ayer to pass a bill concerning Solar Facilities and Floating Zones. I also worked with Council Member Jerry Donald […]

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Check out ROOT- Frederick County’s brand new innovation center

My rambunctious almost-two-year-old kept me from staying very long, but I was excited to stop by the grand opening of ROOT Frederick yesterday, a new Frederick County initiative that is a one-stop business and technology cultivation center now home to our Office of Economic Development, the Frederick […]

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It’s official! I’m running for re-election.

I am very proud of the accomplishments of our County Council and County Executive over the past three years. As one might expect with a new form of government, it hasn’t always been a smooth ride. But despite challenges from some of my colleagues, Jan Gardner, M.C. […]

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2018 is right around the corner!

Now that the election of 2017 is over, the election of 2018 can begin! The City of Frederick election was a big win for our community. Michael O’Connor was elected mayor- only the second Democrat elected in the last 28 years. And not only did all five […]

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Livable Frederick

Have you heard of Livable Frederick? Livable Frederick is a vision-based Comprehensive Plan effort in Frederick County that centers around input from the community and what we want Frederick County to look like in 2025, 2040, and beyond. At tonight’s County Council meeting, the Council will receive our second […]

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Letter to the Editor: Fitzwater’s arts background will benefit council

Thanks to campaign supporter Helen Vo-Dinh for her letter of support in the 11/2/14 edition of the Frederick News-Post. Helen has been playing with Jessica in the Frederick Symphony Orchestra for ten years and understands that experience in the arts is a valuable asset for any leader. […]

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Letter to the Editor: Fitzwater thoughtful on environmental issues

Thank you to campaign supporter and volunteer, John Daniels, for his letter of support in the 10/22/14 edition of the Frederick News-Post. John writes, “Quite simply, we must choose leaders who embrace science, leaders who think beyond the present, and leaders who will engage the public in […]

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By the Authority of Friends of Jessica Fitzwater, Chelsea Kadish, Treasurer

   Friends of Jessica Fitzwater
   P.O. Box 661
   New Market, MD 21774