A Baltimore County native and a member of the Democratic Party. Jim is serving his fourth term as a state senator representing the 42nd Legislative District serving areas including Pikesville, Towson, Cockeysville, Lutherville, and Northern Baltimore County. A product of the Baltimore County school system- Jim attended Fort Garrison Elementary, Pikesville Middle, and is a proud graduate of Pikesville High School.

What's important



Jim believes that Baltimore County has experienced decades of mismanaged development.


Jim understands that quality public education is essential for a thriving Baltimore County.


Jim understands safe neighborhoods are the foundation of a strong community.

What I've done


In my fifteen years of service, I have always placed my constituents’ concerns above politics. I’ve worked tirelessly on environmental issues, protecting the Chesapeake Bay, preserving open space, and ensuring that new state construction will be green buildings. I’ve sponsored legislation to make sure that violent offenders serve their whole sentences while recognizing drug addiction is a disease requiring treatment rather than incarceration.

Wishing my friends a very happy Hanukkah. ... See MoreSee Less

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With all the terrible news floating around, I'd like to share a positive video from a local Baltimore company: Gray & Son, Inc. who have been serving our communities for over 100 years. It’s not easy to capture the true essence of a company in written word so they decided to create a video to show you the heart of who they are. ... See MoreSee Less

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In case you missed the live stream, you can still watch Baltimore County's America Recycles Day Facebook Q&A. Recycling experts Richard Keller and Rashida White took questions and discussed recycling do’s and don’ts during. Pretty cool! ... See MoreSee Less

Did you miss our America Recycles Day Live Q&A? You can still check out the video and leave your question in comments, and we’ll reply — because every day is ARD here at #CleanGreenBaltCo. ————————— Pull up a seat — We’re LIVE, talking #recycling do’s and don’ts on #AmericaRecyclesDay! Ask your question in the comments below, or just sit back and listen. #BeRecycled #BuyRecycled 🇺🇸♻️🌎

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