Joseph M. Getty
Joseph M. Getty (born April 14, 1952) is a former State Senator, where he represented Maryland's 5th district. In February 2015, Senator Getty was appointed by Governor Larry Hogan to his cabinet, as Legislative and Policy Director during his second term as Senator. When Senator Getty vacated his seat, he was replaced by Former Delegate, now Senator Justin Ready. Senator Getty also served in Fmr. Governor Bob Ehrlich's cabinet in a similar capacity.
Joe Getty is also a regular contributor to the Northern News, which is a weekly newspaper that distributes to Hampstead, Manchester and Upperco, Maryland. He also previously served as the director of the Historical Society of Carroll County.
Task Force, Boards and Commissions
2012- Getty was appointed by Maryland legislative leaders to a task force to study the impact of a Maryland Court of Appeals ruling regarding the liability of owners of pit bulls and landlords that rent to them.
- "Ready, Serafini Sworn into Maryland Senate Replacing Two Hogan Appointees". Washington Post. 2015. Retrieved 2015-03-03.
- "Joe Getty resigns as director of historical society". Baltimore Sun. 1994. Retrieved 2015-03-03.
- "Pitbull Panel Looks to One Standard for All Breeds". Baltimore Sun. 2012. Retrieved 2012-06-20.
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