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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

Friday, March 25, 2022

Political Roundtable

Joel McCord
News Director, WYPR
wypr.org

Callan Tansill-Suddath
State House Reporter, WYPR
wypr.org

Annapolis FaceOff

Del. Susan Krebs
(R) Carroll County

Del. Jay Walker
(D) Prince George's County

Friday, March 18, 2022

NewsMaker

Thomas Kelso
Chairman, Maryland Stadium Authority
mdstad.com

Ask The Candidates

Kelly Schulz
(R) Candidate for Governor

Political Roundtable

Ovetta Wiggins
The Washington Post
washingtonpost.com

Year of Harriet Tubman

Governor Larry Hogan declares 2022 as the “Year of Harriet Tubman.”

Year of Harriet Tubman

Friday, March 11, 2022

NewsMaker

David Brinkley
Budget & Management Secretary

Reporter Roundtable

Bryan Sears
The Daily Record
thedailyrecord.com

Ask The Candidates

Del. Dan Cox
(R) Candidate For Governor

Friday, March 4, 2022

NewsMaker

How the state government and other entities are ramping up cybersecurity efforts due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Ron Gula
Gula Tech Adventures
www.gula.tech

Political Roundtable

Danielle Gaines
Maryland Matters
marylandmatters.org

Friday, February 25, 2022

Political Roundtable

Steve Lash
The Daily Record

Annapolis FaceOff

Del. Jason Buckel
(R) Allegany County

Del. Eric Luedtke
(D) Montgomery County

CIAA Job Fair

A look at the career fair taking place at the Baltimore Convention Center thanks to the CIAA tournament. 

Keshawn Batterman
Winston-Salem State University

Anya Buster
Winston-Salem State University

2022 CIAA Career Fair

Friday, February 18, 2022

Combating Opioid Epidemic In Maryland

Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford
(R) Maryland

Political Roundtable

Josh Kurtz
Founding Editor, Maryland Matters 

CIAA Youth Sports Clinic

Just in time for next week's CIAA tournament, young athletes kick things off this weekend showing their game at a youth sports clinic.

Jimmy Little
CIAA Youth Sports Clinic Organizer

Arlene Creek
Former Student Athlete

CIAA Youth Sports Clinic

Friday, February 11, 2022

Annapolis FaceOff

Sen. Cory McCray
(D) Baltimore City

Sen. Bob Cassilly
(R) Harford County

Political Roundtable

Bruce DePuyt
Maryland Matters
www.marylandmatters.org

CIAA Masks

Rasheed Aziz
Founder, Citywide Youth Development

CIAA Masks

Rasheed Aziz
Founder, Citywide Youth Development

Friday, February 4, 2022

Annapolis FaceOff

Sen. Steve Hershey
(R) Upper Eastern Shore

Sen. Shelly Hettleman
(D) Baltimore County

Political Roundtable

Bryn Stole
The Baltimore Sun
https://www.baltimoresun.com/

MPT SportsDesk: CIAA 2022 Tournament

Jacqie McWilliams
CIAA Commissioner

MarylandPublicTV

MPT SportsDesk: 2022 CIAA Tournament - Why Baltimore

CIAA Commissioner, Jacqie McWilliams, looks at why Baltimore was chosen as the home for the 2022 CIAA basketball tournament.

Friday, January 28, 2022

Annapolis FaceOff

Sen. Brian Feldman
(D) Montgomery County

Del. Rachel Munoz
(R) Anne Arundel County

Political Roundtable

Pamela Wood
baltimoresun.com

Upcoming CIAA Basketball Tournament
For the first time since 1952, the CIAA basketball tournament will be held in Baltimore. As Nancy Yamada reports, the week brings lots of opportunities, especially for young people looking towards their future.

Raukell Robinson
Director, Education Day & Career Expo
theciaa.com

Upcoming CIAA Basketball Tournament

Friday, January 21, 2022

NewsMaker

Ted Delbridge
Executive Director, Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems 
www.miemss.org

Political Roundtable

Hannah Gaskill
Reporter, Maryland Matters
www.marylandmatters.org

Friday, January 14, 2022

Newsmaker

Laura Neuman
(D) Candidate for Governor

Political Roundtable

Erin Cox
Washingtonpost.com

Friday, January 7, 2022

State Circle 40th Anniversary Retrospective

A look back on four decades of State Circle coverage of Maryland government and politics. 

2022 Legislative Session Preview

Sen. Bill Ferguson
(D) Senate President

Del. Adrienne Jones
(D) House Speaker