Hattie N. Harrison


Hattie N. Harrison

Infobox_Politician
name = Hattie N. Harrison


caption =
birth_date = birth date and age|1928|2|11
birth_place = Lancaster, South Carolina, U.S.
residence = Baltimore, Maryland
death_date =
death_place =
office = Maryland House of Delegates
term_start = 1973
term_end = Present
predecessor =
successor =
constituency = 45th district, Baltimore City
party = Democrat
religion = Christian
occupation = teacher
majority =
relations =
spouse = widow
children = Robert and Phillip
footnotes =

Delegate Hattie N. Harrison is an American politician who has served in the Maryland General Assembly since 1973. Harrison is the chairperson of the Maryland House of Delegates Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, and is the first African-American woman to chair a legislative committee in Maryland. [http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa12237.html]

She has been a member of the Economic Matters Committee since 1973 and currently serves on its science & technology subcommittee. She is a member, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (formerly Maryland Legislative Black Caucus) and the Women's Legislators of Maryland.

Background

Born in Lancaster, South Carolina, Harrison attended the Charlotte, North Carolina and Baltimore City public schools. She is a graduate of the Antioch College after which she became a teacher. She was a member of the Democratic State Central Committee, Baltimore City from 1970 to 1974. and a member of the Eastside Democratic Organization. In 2005, she received the Casper R. Taylor, Jr. Founder's Award from the Speaker's Society of the Maryland House of Delegates.

Legislative notes

* voted for electric deregulation in 1999 (HB703) [http://mlis.state.md.us/1999rs/votes/house/0870.htm]
* voted for income tax reduction in 1998 (SB750) [http://mlis.state.md.us/1998rs/votes/house/1229.htm]
* voted for the Healthy Air Act in 2006 (SB154) [http://mlis.state.md.us/2006rs/votes/house/0942.htm]
* voted in favor the Tax Reform Act of 2007 (HB2) [http://www.mdchamber.org/docs/ss_hb2.pdf]
* voted in favor of in-state tuition for illegal immigrants in 2007 (HB6) [http://mlis.state.md.us/2007RS/votes/house/0690.htm]

General election results, 2006

*2006 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – 45th Districtcite web| url=http://www.elections.state.md.us/elections/2006/results/general/county_Baltimore_City.html| title=House of Delegates Results |publisher=Maryland State Board of Elections Retrieved on Mar. 3, 2007] ::Voters to choose three::

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