Faculty Bio

Michael Hough

Michael Hough

Michael Hough (pronounced Huff) is a lifelong Maryland resident who believes in the founding principles of our country; limited government, individual responsibility, and lower taxes. He resides in Brunswick with his wife JoeyLynn, daughter Katelynn, and son Grant.

Following high school, Michael entered the United States Air Force and served as a Minuteman III Missile technician; he was stationed at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Michael previously served as the legislative aide to Maryland State Senator Alex X. Mooney. During his time working in the Maryland Senate, Michael assisted in passing legislation to establish an address confidentiality program for victims of domestic violence. He also helped to pass legislation to update Maryland’s commercial code.

In 2007, Michael graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor’s degree in political science. In 2010, Michael defeated the incumbent state delegate with 69% of the vote in the primary and went on to win the General Election. Michael is a member of the House Judiciary Committee, where he passed legislation to reform Maryland’s parole system.

Michael is Public Safety Resident Fellow at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), which is the nation’s largest nonpartisan individual membership organization of state legislators.