Maryland is once again considering retiring its state song

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On Wednesday, the House Health and Government Operations Committee was considering two bills: one by Frederick County Delegate Karen Lewis Young, D-District 3A, that would change the format of the song to retire all but one original verse, and add a verse written in 1894 by White, a poet from Middletown.

The second bill was introduced by Delegate Christopher R. West, R-Baltimore County, which would set up a competition to find a new state song.

The proposals join a number of pitches to change “Maryland, My Maryland” during this General Assembly session.

Read entire article at The Frederick News-Post

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