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Talking Maryland Economic Development Culture and Maryland Politics with Melanie Miller

Maryland business development expert Melanie Miller returns to The Lobby to discuss MACO2023, Maryland economic development, Maryland Politics & more. Melanie is the daughter of former Senate President Mike Miller, and Founder of Miller Partnership Consultants, LLC.

Center Maryland
Center Maryland
Talking Maryland Economic Development Culture and Maryland Politics with Melanie Miller
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Interning at KO Public Affairs with Jack Sherman and Damian O’Doherty

In this week's episode, Damian is joined by former KO Public Affairs Intern Jack Sherman. Jack was a summer intern at KO Public Affairs' Mount Vernon Headquarters overlooking Baltimore's Washington Monument. Jack discusses the many hands that shape every public affairs engagement and the best places to eat in Baltimore.

The Lobby
The Lobby
Interning at KO Public Affairs with Jack Sherman and Damian O’Doherty
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Differential Assets, Differential Impact The Lobby with Damian O’Doherty and Dr. Mohan Suntha

Dr. Mohan Suntha joins The Lobby for a 90 Day Report that improves healthcare for rural Marylanders. Suntha discusses workforce solutions, careers in Maryland hospitals, and the Maryland Hospital Association’s #JoinMdHealth campaign. From President and CEO of UMMS to chairing the Greater Baltimore Committee, Dr. Mohan Suntha is serving Baltimore, elevating Maryland, and delivering the most innovative and compassionate healthcare in America.

The Lobby
The Lobby
Differential Assets, Differential Impact The Lobby with Damian O'Doherty and Dr. Mohan Suntha
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Beloved Community Building The Lobby w/ Damian O’Doherty and Rev. Al Hathaway

Reverend Dr. Al Hathaway, Sr., CEO of the Beloved Community Services Corporation, discusses a Medicare Advantage fix to address health equity for seniors. Then Hathaway delves into his historic work to renovate Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall’s Baltimore Elementary School P.S. 103.“Justice Thurgood Marshall should be to Baltimore what the Rev. Martin Luther King is to Atlanta,” explains Hathaway. The Reverend Doctor also explains how he started started the African Ancestry Neuroscience Research Initiative (AANRI), a partnership between community leaders, Morgan State University, and the Lieber Institute for Brain Development. Hathaway talks about Multi-Cancer Early Detection Test progress, the Maryland federal delegation, and his podcast "He's Holy, I'm Knott."

The Lobby
The Lobby
Beloved Community Building The Lobby w/ Damian O'Doherty and Rev. Al Hathaway
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One Hundred Percent Housing withDamian O’Doherty and Tom Coale

Recently, housing activist/expert, government affairs professional, and respected land use lawyer Tom Coale was announced as a partner at Maryland powerhouse firm Perry, White, Ross & Jacobson. Now, Coale joins an episode of The Lobby Pod. Tom says Maryland needs a more aggressive approach to creating housing that provides for all Marylanders. Tom elegantly dismantles the legacy Nimby-culture with a lexicon featuring facts, fairness, and transparency for a simple mission: more housing. Also, if you love local news, let’s thank Tom for his civic and civil Saturday WBAL Radio talk show and his legal work for Save Our Sun. Speaking of local, hear Tom’s strong experientially-based endorsement for Maryland Stadium Authority nominee and fellow Howard County resident Yolanda Maria Martinez.

The Lobby
The Lobby
One Hundred Percent Housing withDamian O'Doherty and Tom Coale
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51. Healthcare Today With Damian O’Doherty, Nicole Stallings, and Ed Lovern

Hospitals Launch @JoinMDHealth To Address Workforce Crisis. As we near the three-year mark of COVID-19 in our state, Maryland hospitals and health systems are experiencing the worst workforce crisis in recent memory. The Maryland Hospital Association’s Executive Vice President Nicole Stallings joins Ascension Saint Agnes President and CEO Ed Lovern to discuss the workforce challenges hospitals are experiencing. At the midpoint of the General Assembly Session, Nicole and Ed offer immediate and long-term solutions to the historic shortage that is leaving 1 in 5 hospital jobs vacant. Follow @JoinMDHealth on social media to learn about career opportunities available right now in Maryland hospitals and about education opportunities available statewide to prepare for your dream job in a hospital.

The Lobby
The Lobby
51. Healthcare Today With Damian O'Doherty, Nicole Stallings, and Ed Lovern
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50. Preservation and Growing Together with Nick Redding

Damian welcomes Preservation Maryland’s Nicholas Redding to discuss the promise of Smart Growth Maryland, sustainable redevelopment, and transit-oriented developments from Strathmore Square to Owings Mills Metro Centre. “Preservation Maryland works to protect the state’s irreplaceable heritage while creating a more equitable & sustainable future. Through strategic programming we use the best of our past to solve some of today’s biggest issues, including climate change, affordable housing, & workforce development.” Nicholas has led Preservation Maryland since 2014 and is a national thought leader on preservation and Smart Growth.

The Lobby
The Lobby
50. Preservation and Growing Together with Nick Redding
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49. Service In Your Community with Brandon Wright

In Episode 49, Damian is joined by Brandon Wright, Vice-President of Communications and Media Relations for the National Waste & Recycling Association. Join us for a look at how waste organizations support local communities, the nuances of the recycling industry, and what's ahead for Maryland politics following Wes Moore's historic election.

The Lobby
The Lobby
49. Service In Your Community with Brandon Wright
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48. Transit Oriented with Brian O’Malley

In Episode 48, Damian is joined by Brian O'Malley, President and CEO of the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance for a discussion on Transit Oriented Development, the power of public transit, and Maryland's transportation future. Next week, tune in for Brandon Wright of the National Waste & Recycling Association.

The Lobby
The Lobby
48. Transit Oriented with Brian O'Malley
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47. Greener Pastures with Christina Johnson

Welcome to the 2023 legislative session. Legislators have 90 days to move on a number of issues pressing Maryland this year including regulating adult-use cannabis.

The Lobby
The Lobby
47. Greener Pastures with Christina Johnson
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