Monday, May 10, 2021 |


Ep. 8: So, What Did I Miss? with Gerry Evans

On episode 8 of The Lobby, Gerry Evans of Evans & Associates joins us to go behind-the-scenes on a career spanning 45 years and still going. Evans talks about the major Maryland players from throughout his career, the friendships he’s formed, and the lessons he’s learned. Afterward, Damian and Gerry discuss the incomparable life of former Montgomery County Executive Charlie Gilchrist. Join us for a comprehensive telling of the Maryland political story for context on today’s biggest stories.

We hope to see you soon in the Lobby.

Ep. 7: Advocating on the Front-Line with Nicole Stallings

On episode 7 of The Lobby, Nicole Stallings from the Maryland Hospital Association gives us the inside view of the year-long “grind” of front-line workers in the state, and how to best position themselves to help as they strive to protect health care heroes, advance telehealth, and address long-standing inequities.

Join us for a discussion on the effects of COVID-19 on health policy and advocacy in Annapolis, the sacrifice of Maryland’s front-line workers, and the importance of mentorship. We hope to see you soon in the Lobby.

Local experts discuss mental health challenges of COVID and getting real help

Dr. Carmen Lopez-Arvizu of Kennedy Krieger and Dr. Deepak Prabhakar of Sheppard Pratt discuss how COVID has impacted mental health in America and how local citizens in need can get immediate care.

Ep. 6: From Anne Arundel to Prince George’s with Steuart Pittman & Rushern Baker III

On episode six of The Lobby, Damian is joined by Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman Jr. and former Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker III to discuss the intricacies of the Maryland state income tax, the power of the county budget, and a preview of the 2022 Governor’s race. Join us for a conversation on the ins and outs of county government, and how they interplay with state-level politics. We hope to see you soon in the Lobby.

Ep. 5: Passion for Service with Gene Ransom

On Episode 5 of The Lobby we’re joined by the most organized advocate in Annapolis, Gene Ransom of MedChi. Join us for a deep dive into the most pressing health issues in the state, including torts and liability, telehealth, and the struggle of access. Afterward, Gene tells us how being a lifelong resident of Queen Anne’s County grew his love for public service and the forms that has taken in his life. Then, stay tuned for a preview of the changes on the way to Annapolis in the coming years as we head toward redistricting.

We hope to see you soon in the Lobby.

Ep. 3: Perspectives with Camile Fesche, Delegate Jessica Feldmark, & Josh Kurtz

In episode 3 of The Lobby, Damian is joined by veteran non-profit journalist, Josh Kurtz, Partner at Rifkin Weiner Livingston, Camille Fesche, and Baltimore and Howard County Delegate Jessica Feldmark. Join us as we examine the variety of perspectives on Maryland politics- from inside, from outside, and from one of the state’s most-trusted observers. We’ll see you inside on the Lobby.

‘He is inescapably built into our lives’: Funeral mass held for Senate President Emeritus Thomas V. ‘Mike’ Miller Jr.

A funeral mass was held for Senate President Emeritus Thomas V “Mike” Miller Jr. Saturday morning at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church in Clinton, in which he was remembered for his love, service and humor. A white pall was draped over his coffin at the church’s front, as he was draped in white during baptism.

Read More: Baltimore Sun
FSU hopes to bring Science Education Center to Main Street

Frostburg State University took a leap forward in its plan to open a regional Science Education Center Thursday when Frostburg’s mayor and City Council agreed to lease the City Hall building to the university.  City offices are currently located at 59 E. Main but will relocate to the police station at 37 S. Broadway when renovations to that building are completed.

Read More: Times-News
Maryland confirms two cases of U.K. variant of COVID-19

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday that two residents have contracted the highly contagious United Kingdom variant of the coronavirus.

The Anne Arundel County couple are the first people in the state to test positive for the strain, and one of them had recently traveled abroad, the governor said during …

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