Apr 21, 2016

Your Path: Women at Work in Annapolis

What does it mean to be a woman working in Annapolis these days? It’s a topic that I’ve been asked thousands of times since I first set foot in the capital in 1979.  I lobbied for over 35 years in the Capital.  What a ride from beginning to retirement!  Are things different today?  Do today’s young women […]

John A. Olszewski Jr.
Mar 3, 2015

Mr. Olszewski goes to city government

The former two-term delegate from Baltimore County is in line for a new job with the Department of Transportation.

Jul 1, 2014

State officials: Proposed gaming rules misunderstood by industry

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency officials say amusement and arcade owners misunderstand an effort to regulate some electronic gaming devices in the state.

Jan 6, 2014

Warmer thoughts with Bruce Bereano

Baking on a sweltering blacktop in Crisfield seems preferable to eyeball-freezing temperatures that are coming our way.

Dec 18, 2013

Cooke lobbying for a clean slate

Longtime Annapolis lobbyist Ira C. Cooke has filed a petition for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in federal court in Baltimore.

Sep 16, 2013

Ex-Senate leader Garagiola joins Alexander & Cleaver

Former Maryland Senate Majority Leader Robert J. Garagiola, who resigned from the General Assembly in June, will open a one-person Rockville office Monday for the law and lobbying firm Alexander & Cleaver P.A.

Jul 9, 2013

Eye Opener: O’Malley picks new lobbyist

A few government and politics headlines for Tuesday.

Jul 3, 2013

O’Malley picks his lobbyist to be district court judge

Included among Gov. Martin O'Malley's various judicial appointments on Wednesday was a new job for his chief lobbyist.

May 24, 2013

Powerful politicians attend wedding of powerful lobbyists

Some of the most powerful politicians in Baltimore and Maryland attended the wedding of top lobbyists in Las Vegas this week, the Afro-American reported Friday.

May 16, 2013

Lawyers are everywhere

Even though I don’t practice law in any traditional sense, being conversational in the language of the law is a very valuable thing.

Apr 18, 2013

Travel association exec to lead U.S. gambling lobby

LAS VEGAS — A 38-year-old travel association executive will lead the U.S. casino lobby. The American Gaming Association has named Geoff Freeman as its new president and CEO. He’ll be the second president of the organization that was founded in 1995. Freeman tells The Associated Press he’ll work to determine if the industry find agreement […]

Nov 2, 2012

Top O’Malley aide Bryce leaving for Annapolis lobbying firm

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s top legislative aide is leaving for a private lobbying job. Joseph C. Bryce, who worked to garner the General Assembly’s support for a number of divisive issues and was instrumental in securing votes in the House of Delegates for legislation that could expand gambling in Maryland, announced Friday that he will join Annapolis-based Manis Canning & Associates. He’ll be[...]

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