State Circle Guests
Friday, January 24, 2020

Annapolis FaceOff

Sen. Will Smith
(D) Montgomery County

Del. Kathy Szeliga
(R) Baltimore & Harford Counties

Political Roundtable

Bruce DePuyt
Senior Reporter
MarylandMatters.org

Friday, January 17, 2020

NewsMaker

Peter Franchot
Maryland Comptroller
https://www.marylandtaxes.gov/

Political Roundtable

Dominique Maria Bonessi
Maryland Reporter, WAMU 88.5
https://wamu.org/

Friday, January 10, 2020

Annapolis FaceOff

Del. Nic Kipke
(R) House Minority Leader

Del. Sandy Rosenberg
(D) Baltimore City

Political Roundtable

Pamela Wood
The Baltimore Sun
https://www.baltimoresun.com/

Friday, January 3, 2020

Previewing Maryland's 2020 Legislative Session

Del. Adrienne Jones
(D) Speaker of the House

Sen. Bill Ferguson
(D) Senate President Nominee

Friday, December 27, 2019

NewsMaker

Robert Caret
Chancellor, University System of Maryland
https://www.usmd.edu/

Around Maryland

In this week's Around Maryland, we visit Clifton Mansion, the summer home and only surviving residence of Johns Hopkins. MPT's Charles Robinson with the latest on the restoration project there.

College Roadtrip

Maryland's largest university by enrollment and degrees granted is changing it's name.

Javier Miyares
President, University of Maryland Global Campus
https://www.umgc.edu/index.cfm

Friday, December 20, 2019

The Fight Over A Third Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Steuart Pittman
Anne Arundel County Executive

Del. Trent Kittleman
(R) Carroll & Howard Counties

Around Maryland

MPT's Charles Robinson talks to the artist behind the giant mural featuring Harriet Tubman in Cambridge.

Friday, December 13, 2019

NewsMaker

Is there a way to improve voter turnout?

Eric Cortellessa
Digital Editor, Washington Monthly
https://washingtonmonthly.com/

Salute To Veterans

In this Salute To Veterans, we visit Frederick County, Maryland where the art work of some talented and creative veterans is on display at the Delaplaine Arts Center.

Cannabis Edibles

Maryland lawmakers looking at allowing the sale of cannabis edibles.

William Tilburg
Acting Executive Director, Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission
https://mmcc.maryland.gov/Pages/home.aspx

Friday, December 6, 2019

NewsMaker

Robert Caret
Chancellor, University System of Maryland
https://www.usmd.edu/

Around Maryland

In this week's Around Maryland, we visit Clifton Mansion, the summer home and only surviving residence of Johns Hopkins. MPT's Charles Robinson with the latest on the restoration project there.

College Roadtrip

Maryland's largest university by enrollment and degrees granted is changing it's name.

Javier Miyares
President, University of Maryland Global Campus
https://www.umgc.edu/index.cfm

Friday, November 29, 2019

An Uncommon Perspective On Guns

Cassandra Crifasi, PhD
Assistant Professor Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research
https://www.jhsph.edu/

NewsMakers

Is your local volunteer Fire Department lacking volunteers?

Stephen Wantz
President, Carroll County Commissioners

John McDowell
President, Baltimore County Volunteer Firemen's Association

Friday, November 22, 2019

Political Roundtable

Don Mohler
Former Baltimore County Executive

Nicolee Ambrose
National Committeewoman, Maryland GOP

Salute To Veterans

In this Salute To Veterans we head to Calvert Hall College High School where alumni have ensured students get a daily reminder of the commitment and sacrifices that have been made by students past and present. MPT's Nancy Yamada reports from Towson, Maryland.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Republican Populist: Spiro Agnew and the Origins of Donald Trump's America

A look at the rise of the former Maryland Governor and Baltimore County Executive, Spiro Agnew, and his legacy in national politics.

Charles Holden, Ph.D.
Department of History, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Political Roundtable
Impeachment Developments

Chris Edelson
Assistant Professor of Government, American University

William Blake, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, UMBC

Baltimore Spotlight
NOVA: The Violence Paradox

Looking for solutions to crime in Baltimore.

Aaron Fennell
Safe Streets Park Heights Site Director

Derek Mitchell
Safe Streets Park Heights Supervisor

Friday, November 8, 2019

Kirwan Commission Finalizes Report

Barry Glassman
Harford County Executive and President of the Maryland Association of Counties

Cheryl Bost
President, Maryland State Education Association

NewsMaker

Dr. David Wilson
President, Morgan State University
https://www.morgan.edu/

Around Maryland

This week we take you to the National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Maryland. As MPT's Nancy Yamada reports, it has several interesting collections including one that highlights the iconic, Smokey Bear.

Friday, November 1, 2019

Political Roundtable

Melissa Deckman, Ph.D.
Chair, Political Science Dept., Washington College

Todd Eberly, Ph.D.
Professor, St. Mary's College of Maryland

NewsMaker

Johnny Holliday
Voice of Maryland Terrapins

Previewing Maryland's 2020 Legislative Session

Del. Adrienne Jones
(D) Speaker of the House

Sen. Bill Ferguson
(D) Senate President Nominee