Month: January 2020

Episode 82: With HoCo Transportation Administrator Bruce Gartner


Transportation policy effects our daily life, yet rarely gets the attention it deserves.  In this episode, Candace and Tom sat down with Howard County Transportation Administrator Bruce Gartner to discuss the highways and byways of Howard County, a renewed emphasis on multimodal transportation, and how the local mass transit system is being made more approachable to attract new passengers. Read More

Episode 81: With Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and Saafir Raab

This week, Candace and Tom interview Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and candidate for Congress Saafir Rabb.  AG Ellison was the first Muslim elected to the United States Congress.  He flew to Maryland to endorse Saafir Rabb in his bid for Congress.  Tune in to hear why and how this relates to the ongoing struggles of Baltimore and the Seventh District. Read More

Episode 80: With Maryland State Senator Jill P. Carter


This week, Candace and Tom sit down with State Senator Jill Carter to discuss her run for Congress to represent the 7th District.  We cover her family’s passion for civil rights, her work to help Baltimore, and why Senator Carter sees herself as the “only progressive candidate” in the race.  We also address criticisms Senator Carter has received regarding the vote for same-sex marriage in 2011. Read More

Episode 79: With Delegate Shelly Hettleman


This week, Tom and special guest host Ian Kennedy interview Delegate Shelly Hettleman to discuss her campaign for the State Senate seat vacated by Bobby Zirkin.  Delegate Hettleman has represented Baltimore County’s District 11 since 2015.  During this interview, we discuss rape kit legislation, Kirwan, and proposed legislation to create “overdose protection sites” for monitored use of previously purchased drugs. Read More