Elevate Maryland Podcast

Episode 136: Police Reform, Housing Justice, & the General Assembly with Del. Luke Clippinger & Del Vanessa Atterbeary

The 2021 General Assembly Session will be remembered for many things, but top among them is Maryland’s historic legislation on police reform. In this episode, Candace and Tom interview the co-chairs of the Maryland House Judiciary Committee, Delegate Luke Clippinger and Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary. They review the ups and downs of a unique COVID-impacted session and close, as always, with books, restaurants, and unpopular benign opinions. Read More

Episode 72: With Lawrence Lanahan

“I wasn’t interested in ‘beat the odds’ stories. I wanted to write about the odds.” – Lawrence Lanahan

This podcast will make you think about where you live, how you live, and the manner in which other people live differently. In his book The Lines Between Us, Lawrence Lanahan examines the legal boundaries that separate us from one another through the lives of those he profiles. This story includes Columbia, but, as Lawrence describes, not as the happy landing spot that some may imagine. Don’t miss this one.

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Episode 71: With District 2 Howard County Council Member Opel Jones

This week, Candace and Tom sit down with District 2 County Council-member Opel Jones to discuss the boundary adjustment process, advertising school districts in real estate sales, the school surcharge tax, and working with stakeholders to design a “solution” instead of just passing legislation.

Thank you to our host, The Common Kitchen in Clarksville, MD

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