Former Maryland Senate President Emeritus Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., who enabled the passage of a marriage equality and other LGBTQ rights bills in the state, died on Friday at age 78. “Maryland has lost one of its most revered leaders,” Republican Gov.
Larry Hogan tweeted. “And I have lost a dear lifelong friend.” Miller was first elected as a Democratic senator representing Calvert County in 1974 and rose to Senate president where he served for over 30 years. “At his core, Mike was who you saw,” said state Sen.
Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore City), the current Senate president, in a press release. “He was a hard worker, he was ethical … As a result of his tenacity and spirit, he was able to shepherd vitally important legislation to theRead more on washingtonblade.com