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Elevate Maryland

Jun 5, 2019

Special guest host Ainy Haider-Shah joins Tom again for this interview with Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski, Jr., also known as "Johnny O". They discuss Baltimore County's budget woes, transparency through technology, and the importance of being accessible to the public (down to what you let people...


May 30, 2019

This week Tom sits down with special guest host Ainy Haider-Shah (of Episode 37 fame) to interview Delegate Courtney Watson.  They discuss Howard County, the vote for Speaker of the House, and how Howard County politics have changed since her father, Ed Cochran, was County Executive.

Three (or Four) Things:

1) Howard...


May 17, 2019

This week, Candace and Tom sit down with State Delegate Jessica Feldmark.  They talk about the lasting influence of Speaker Mike Busch, her front-page unemployment legislation, populism, and affordable housing.  You'll also want to tune in for this week's 3 things, when the Elevate Team takes on the Alabama abortion...


Apr 30, 2019

Howard County Executive Dr. Calvin Ball joins Candace and Tom on this show this week.  They talk budgets, bond ratings, and the importance of diversifying leadership in local government.  Dr. Ball also provides some insight about how he's taken his experience as a certified mediator into the County Executive's office.

A...


Apr 24, 2019

This week Candace and Tom sit down with Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary to discuss the closing days of the Maryland General Assembly.  They review everything from Delegate Atterbeary's fight with the NRA to why it is so hard to pass good legislation in Annapolis.  

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