Maryland Took Anti-Iran Lead

Regarding the JT’s reporting of AIPAC 2014, readers should know that action dealing with the Islamic Republic of Iran was taken at the state level in 2013 (“Iran Tops Agenda,” March 7).

House Bill 877, which I sponsored along with 57 delegates, and Senate Bill 811 make Maryland’s procurement law restrictions automatically consistent with the most stringent U.S. sanctions when dealing with Iran.

The Baltimore Jewish Council, coordinating with other groups, played a key role in helping obtain passage with unanimous votes in both the House of Delegates and the state Senate.

Delegate Dan Morhaim (D-District 11)
Owings Mills

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