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State Circle Guests

Fridays at 7pm

Friday, September 23, 2022

Prescription Drug Costs

Van Mitchell
Chairman, Prescription Drug Affordability Board
https://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/25ind/html/55prescript.html

Ask The Candidates

David Lashar
(Libertarian) Candidate for Governor

Friday, September 16, 2022

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Shad Ewart
Anne Arundel Community College
https://www.aacc.edu/

David  Gorelick, MD, PhD
University of Maryland School of Medicine
https://www.medschool.umaryland.edu/

Ask The Candidates

David Harding
(Working Class Party) Candidate for Governor

Friday, September 9, 2022

HBCU Special

Dr. Jorim Reid, Director of Bands, Morgan State University
Morgan.edu

Friday, September 2, 2022

Chesapeake Bay Foundation New Leadership 

As part of our Chesapeake Bay Week special programming, Jeff talks with the new leader of the Bay's largest environmental organization.

Hilary Falk
President & CEO, Chesapeake Bay Foundation
cbf.org

NewsMaker

How changing behavior could positively impact the Bay.

Steve Raabe
Owner, OpinionWorks
opinionworks.com

Amy Handen
Environmental Protection Agency
https://www.epa.gov/

Friday, August 26, 2022

Massive Wind Farm For Maryland Coast

Eric Wachsman, Ph.D.
Director,  Maryland Energy Innovation Institute
https://energy.umd.edu/

Film Festival with Environmental Journalism

Sandy Cannon-Brown
Chesapeake Film Festival
https://chesapeakefilmfestival.com/

HBCU Week

Dr. Wayne  Frederick
President, Howard University
https://howard.edu/

Friday, August 19, 2022

Political Roundtable

Sen. Steve Hershey
(R) Upper Eastern Shore

Sen. Cory McCray
(D) Baltimore City

HBCU Week

Ronald Mason, Jr., J.D.
President, University of the District of Columbia
UDC.edu

NewsMaker

Patrick Moran
President, AFSCME Council 3
https://www.afscmemd.org/

Friday, August 12, 2022

NewsMaker

Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford
(R) Maryland

Teacher Shortage

Dr. Michael Martirano
Superintendent, Howard County Public School System
https://www.hcpss.org/superintendent/

HBCU Week

Dr. Aminta Breaux
President, Bowie State University
https://www.bowiestate.edu/

Friday, August 5, 2022

Political Roundtable

Jeff Barker
The Baltimore Sun
https://www.baltimoresun.com/

NewsMaker

Natasha  Dartigue
Maryland Public Defender
https://msa.maryland.gov/

Friday, July 29, 2022

Political Roundtable

Ovetta Wiggins
The Washington Post
https://www.washingtonpost.com/

Josh Kurtz
Maryland Matters
https://www.marylandmatters.org/

Saving On Utility Bills

David Lapp
Maryland People’s Counsel 
https://opc.maryland.gov/

Friday, July 22, 2022

Political Roundtable

Bryan Sears
The Daily Record
thedailyrecord.com

Pamela Wood
The Baltimore Banner
thebaltimorebanner.com

NewsMaker

Natasha  Dartigue
Maryland Public Defender
https://msa.maryland.gov/

Friday, July 15, 2022

Maryland Election Season

David Garreis
President, Maryland Association Of Election Officials
https://maeo.net/

Sports Betting

John Martin
Director, Maryland Lottery and Gaming
https://msa.maryland.gov/

Friday, July 8, 2022

Political Roundtable

Roger Hartley 
Dean, College of Public Affairs, University of Baltimore
http://www.ubalt.edu/

John Dedie
Political Science Program Coordinator, CCBC
https://www.ccbcmd.edu/

New Gun Carry Laws

Michael Meyerson
University of Baltimore School of Law
https://law.ubalt.edu/

Friday, July 1, 2022

The End of An Era

After three decades of transformational leadership at UMBC, President Hrabowski decides it's time to pass the baton. 

Freeman Hrabowski, Ph.D.
President, UMBC
https://umbc.edu/

NewsMaker

James Moran
Queen Anne’s County Commissioner

Amanda Fiedler
Anne Arundel County Council Member

Friday, June 24, 2022

Vote 2022

Dan Cox
(R) Candidate for Governor
www.coxforfreedom.com

Ralph Jaffe
(D) Candidate for Governor
www.fedupwithcrookedpolitics.com

Friday, June 17, 2022

Vote 2022

Kelly Schulz 
(R) Candidate for Governor
https://www.kellyschulzforgovernor.com/

Joe Werner 
(R) Candidate for Governor
https://wernerformaryland.com/

Robin Ficker
(R) Candidate for Governor
https://cutmdsalestax2cents.com/

Friday, June 10, 2022

Ask The Candidates

Jeff Salkin talks with the candidates running for the democratic nomination to be Maryland's next comptroller.

Brooke Lierman
Democratic Candidate for Comptroller
brookelierman.com

Tim Adams
Democratic Candidate for Comptroller
timadams.org

Friday, June 3, 2022

Ask The Candidates

Jeff Salkin talks with the candidates running for the democratic nomination to be Maryland's next attorney general.

Anthony Brown
Democratic Candidate for Attorney General
www.anthonybrown.com

Katie Curran O’Malley
Democratic Candidate for Attorney General
www.katieformd.com

Friday, May 27, 2022

Chesapeake Bay Foundation New Leadership 

As part of our Chesapeake Bay Week special programming, Jeff talks with the new leader of the Bay's largest environmental organization.

Hilary Falk
President & CEO, Chesapeake Bay Foundation
cbf.org

NewsMaker

How changing behavior could positively impact the Bay.

Steve Raabe
Owner, OpinionWorks
opinionworks.com

Amy Handen
Environmental Protection Agency
https://www.epa.gov/

Friday, May 20, 2022

Replacement Theory & Rise of Extremism

Kurt Braddock, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, American University
www.american.edu

Ray Winbush, Ph.D
Director, Institute for Urban Research, Morgan State University
www2.morgan.edu

Friday, May 13, 2022

Surging Inflation Impact

Daraius Irani, Ph.D.
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Applied Research, Towson University
www.towson.edu

Nursing Week

Debra Webster
Director, Salisbury University School of Nursing
www.salisbury.edu

Christie Simon-Waterman
President, Maryland Nurses Association
mna.nursingnetwork.com

Friday, May 6, 2022

Historic State Funding For Baltimore's Downtown

Shelonda Stokes
President, Downtown Partnership of Baltimore
godowntownbaltimore.com

Del. Luke Clippinger
(D) Baltimore City
www.luke46.org

Implications of Expected Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade Ruling

Melissa Deckman, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor of Political Science, Washington College
www.washcoll.edu

Todd Eberly, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Political Science, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
www.smcm.edu

Friday, April 29, 2022

The End of An Era

After three decades of transformational leadership at UMBC, President Hrabowski decides it's time to pass the baton. 

Freeman Hrabowski, Ph.D.
President, UMBC
https://umbc.edu/

NewsMaker

James Moran
Queen Anne’s County Commissioner

Amanda Fiedler
Anne Arundel County Council Member

Friday, April 22, 2022

Chesapeake Bay Foundation New Leadership 

As part of our Chesapeake Bay Week special programming, Jeff talks with the new leader of the Bay's largest environmental organization.

Hilary Falk
President & CEO, Chesapeake Bay Foundation
cbf.org

NewsMaker

How changing behavior could positively impact the Bay.

Steve Raabe
Owner, OpinionWorks
opinionworks.com

Amy Handen
Environmental Protection Agency

Friday, April 15, 2022

2022 Legislative Session Adjourns

Del. Adrienne Jones
(D) House Speaker

Sen. Bill Ferguson
(D) Senate President

Friday, April 8, 2022

NewsMaker

Del. Maggie McIntosh
(D) Baltimore City

Del. McIntosh talks about her last year in the General Assembly, her last budget as chair of the House Appropriations Committee, and looks at what's next for her.

Political Roundtable

Brian Witte
Reporter, Associated Press
ap.org

Friday, April 1, 2022

NewsMaker

Ben Grumbles
Maryland Secretary of the Environment

Political Roundtable

William Ford
The Washington Informer
www.washingtoninformer.com