It was a proud moment for Ethan's family and all those who have worked in the #JusticeForEthan movement. Watching the Maryland Senate Finance Committee discuss the creation of a groundbreaking approach to training those in the public sector, including law enforcement and first responders, I could feel the empathy and resolve that filled the room.
The Senate panel seemed to respond favorably to the proposal after hearing the testimony. Sen. Thomas M. Middleton, the committee’s chairman, thanked Patti Saylor and promised that lawmakers would take action.
Middleton called the bill “an opportunity, I think, for Maryland to take the lead.”
Frederick News Post
If you don't want to listen to the whole thing - I've provided some smaller sections: