Center Maryland: Inside Out
Inside Out is a video podcast featured on the news aggregate, Center Maryland. Hosted by Lisa Harris Jones and Rick Abbruzzese, Inside Out podcasts will feature Maryland’s political leaders and elected officials who will discuss the upcoming Maryland general election and the 2019 Maryland General Assembly legislative session.
Senate Majority Leader Guy Guzzone of Maryland District 13 in Howard County visits with Center Maryland’s Inside Out to discuss the Senate’s efforts to fill the funding gap in the Kirwan Commission, the challenges faced by County Executive Calvin Ball, and the importance of promoting equity in education.
Baltimore City Councilmember Leon Pinkett visits with Center Maryland’s Inside Out to discuss public safety, his efforts to spur economic development by attracting new investment in West Baltimore, and the government’s role in promoting equitable transportation.
Baltimore City Council President Brandon M. Scott visits with Center Maryland’s Inside Out to discuss his vision for the future of Baltimore, the ransomware attack, and the Racial Equity Amendment. Brandon M. Scott was unanimously elected President of the City Council by members of the City Council in May of 2019. Last week, President Scott announced new committee assignments for the City Council, including several new committees. President Scott was first elected in 2011 at the age of 27 and is one of the youngest persons ever elected to Baltimore’s City Council. Previously, President Scott served as the City Councilmember representing Baltimore City’s 2nd District.
Visit Baltimore President and CEO Al Hutchinson visits with Center Maryland’s Inside Out to discuss the state of Baltimore’s tourism industry, the expansion of the Baltimore Convention Center, and his plan to retell the story of Baltimore.
Maryland Department of Commerce Secretary, Kelly Schulz, visits with Center Maryland’s Inside Out to discuss her efforts to attract businesses to the state and create a small business ecosystem for Maryland’s talented entrepreneurs.
House Speaker Adrienne Jones visits Center Maryland Inside Out to discuss her historic election to become the first African American and first woman Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates. Speaker Jones discusses her collaborative leadership style, her priorities for the upcoming legislative session, and recent conversations with Senate President Miller about what she hopes to accomplish next year.
Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young talks with Center Maryland’s Inside Out from Blackwall Hitch in Baltimore. Mayor Young discusses his efforts to reduce violent crime working with state and federal partners such as Maryland’s Division of Parole and Probation. The Mayor discusses the City’s Youthworks program that will employ 8,000 kids during the summer months, addresses the role of City Schools in preparing our students for the workforce and dealing with the squeegee boys. Mayor Jack touts the many cultural, historic and arts attractions in the City of Baltimore and calls on the citizens of Maryland to become ambassadors for the City.
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball visits Center Maryland Inside Out with Lisa Harris Jones and Rick Abbruzzese to discuss his vision for Howard County, his historic fire and police chief appointments, and the flood mitigation plan for Ellicott City. County Executive Ball also talks about campaign finance reform, the county’s efforts to protect residents impacted by the recent federal government shutdown and maintaining Howard County’s unique character. Howard County Executive Calvin Ball
State Senator-elect Cory McCray talks with Center Maryland’s Inside Out about the challenges and opportunities he sees for Baltimore City during the 2019 Legislative Session. Senator-elect McCray discusses his commitment to addressing food deserts, workforce and community development, and expanding home ownership in Baltimore City. In addition to his work representing Baltimore City in Annapolis, Senator-elect McCray was just recently elected 1st Vice Chair of the Maryland Democratic Party.
Center Maryland’s Inside Out is back with House Environment and Transportation Committee Chairman, Kumar Barve. Hear Chairman Barve discuss his priorities for the 2019 legislative session including transit options, the health of the Chesapeake Bay, renewable energy and global climate change, and middle income housing.
Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary talks with Center Maryland Inside Out regarding her role as Vice Chair of the House Judiciary Committee and what she expects during the 2019 legislative session. Delegate Atterbeary discusses her record working on domestic violence issues and the need to address the printing of 3D guns and the legal age for marriage during the upcoming session.
In an extensive interview with Center Maryland Inside Out, Senator Brian Feldman discusses his role as Vice Chair of the Senate Finance committee and its broad policy portfolio. Vice Chair Feldman discusses health care policy and the Affordable Care Act, the opioid epidemic and Maryland’s medical cannabis program. He also discusses the economic impact of the Clean Energy Jobs Act, the upcoming election and what we can expect during the 2019 legislative session.
Chairwoman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Delegate Anne Kaiser talks with Center Maryland Inside Out about the 2019 legislative session. Chairwoman Kaiser discusses new faces on the committee, the upcoming Kirwan Commission report on public education funding, election law, and the prospect of sports gambling in Maryland.
Democratic candidate for Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman discusses his vision for Anne Arundel and his campaign. Mr. Pittman is a family farmer, small business owner and community organizer. He outlines his commitment to public education, reducing class size, and retaining Anne Arundel County school teachers. Mr. Pittman also discusses his plan to continue restoring the Chesapeake Bay and his plan to reduce gun violence.
Democratic candidate for Montgomery County Executive and County Councilman Marc Elrich talks with Center Maryland’s Inside Out about his campaign and vision for Montgomery County. Councilman Elrich discusses his plan to restructure county government, his commitment to early childhood and public education, and the need to invest in small businesses and transit priorities.
Harford County Executive Barry Glassman talks with Center Maryland Inside Out about Harford County’s commitment to K-12 public education funding and economic development, including an innovative partnership with Aberdeen Proving Ground. County Executive Glassman discusses his continued commitment to rural legacy and agricultural land preservation. County Executive Glassman also talks about Harford County’s leadership in the state’s effort to combat the opioid epidemic.
Democratic candidate for Baltimore County Executive, John Olszewski, Jr. talks with Center Maryland Inside Out about his campaign and vision for Baltimore County. Johnny discusses his commitment to public education and lays out his plan to make Baltimore County schools one of the best in the country. Johnny also discusses his economic development platform, including leveraging Baltimore County’s tremendous anchor institutions such as Towson University and UMBC.
Chairman of the Senate Education, Health & Environmental Affairs (EHEA) Committee, Senator Paul Pinksy talks with Center Maryland Inside Out about his new leadership position and changes in the committee. Chairman Pinsky discusses his role on the Kirwan Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education and some of the big issues he expects the General Assembly to take on during the 2019 legislative session from public education funding, election law and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Senator Shirley Nathan-Pulliam talks with Center Maryland’s Inside Out about her new role as Vice Chair of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs (EHEA) Committee in the Maryland Senate. Vice Chair Nathan-Pulliam discusses her close working relationship with EHEA Chairman Paul Pinsky and other changes in the committee. She also discusses her committment to race relations and public health, including a pilot program to study the social determinants of health in Baltimore City and her efforts to pass legislation dealing with Hepatitis C diagnosis and treatment.
After 25 years, the powerful House Judiciary committee has a new chairman, Baltimore City Delegate Luke Clippinger. Chairman Clippinger talks with Center Maryland’s Inside Out about the 2019 legislative session, how he expects to manage the Judiciary committee, and the important issues that will come before the committee next year. Chairman Clippinger discusses the need to improve public safety, address gun violence and mental health issues and his support for renewable energy programs, as well as the upcoming gubernatorial election. Inside Out with Lisa Harris Jones and Rick Abbruzzese.
Steve Schuh discusses his first term as Anne Arundel County Executive, his re-election campaign, and his commitment to public safety and public health. County Executive Schuh also talks about Anne Arundel County’s leadership in the state’s effort to combat the opioid epidemic.
Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman discusses his re-election campaign, Howard County’s economic growth, his bipartisan approach to governing and his commitment to Howard County schools.
Senator J.B. Jennings visits Center Maryland’s Inside Out to discuss his role as the Senate Minority Leader, the upcoming gubernatorial election, and his expectations for the 2019 legislative session. Senator Jennings discusses Governor Hogan’s record during his first term and the Republican Party’s “Drive for Five” effort. Senator Jennings also discusses leadership changes in the Maryland Senate brought about by the primary election in June.
Senator Delores Kelley visits Center Maryland Inside Out to discuss her new role as Chair of the Senate Finance committee and her efforts to reform the juvenile services education system. Chairwoman Kelley provides a preview of some of the issues the Finance committee will consider during the 2019 legislative session from the cost of generic drugs, health care costs, and ensuring that health insurance plans cover mental illness.
Ben Jealous, Democratic candidate for governor, joins Center Maryland Inside Out with Lisa Harris Jones and Rick Abbruzzese to share his vision for the state of Maryland. Ben discusses his economic and workforce agenda, the need to fully fund public education, and his work at Kapor Capital investing in small businesses and start-ups, including Maryland-based companies.
House Speaker Michael Busch joins Center Maryland’s Inside Out to discuss the upcoming election and legislative session. Speaker Busch reflects on the Maryland Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education, the need to ban 3D-printed guns, and his call for a ballot initiative to protect a woman’s right to choose in Maryland.
Senate President Mike Miller joins Center Maryland’s Inside Out with Lisa Harris Jones and Rick Abbruzzese. Hear President Miller discuss the upcoming election, the 2019 legislative session and the need to protect public education funding, along with his views on the Maryland Peace Cross in Prince George’s County.
Maryland’s political leaders and candidates join Center Maryland’s Inside Out with Lisa Harris Jones and Rick Abbruzzese. Hear Maryland’s leaders discuss the upcoming election and 2019 legislative session beginning with Senate President Mike Miller on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 only on Center Maryland.