Best Week, Worst Week: Future looks bright for law school grads; state senator resigns amid fraud charges

Students graduating from law schools in Maryland and attorneys looking to join large, established firms got some good news this week while a state senator from Baltimore exited the legislature amid a guilty plea to fraud charges. Legal affairs writer Anamika Roy reported Thursday that attorneys at larger law firms in Maryland are more optimistic …

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Md. lawmakers tackle health care proposals

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly is working to enact a number of crucial bills that would counteract healthcare policy changes at the federal level. The measures generally fall into three categories: applying for a federal-funds waiver; creating a reinsurance pool based on approval of the waiver; and implementing an individual insurance mandate. At a …

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Md. Senate committee approves medical marijuana bill

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland Senate committee has passed a measure to increase the number of licenses for medical marijuana growers from 15 to as many as 22. The Senate Finance Committee approved a bill Friday that was previously passed by the House. It now goes to the full Senate. The measure was introduced to increase …

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Former lawmaker, consultant quits Md. school construction agency

ANNAPOLIS — A former legislator turned consultant has resigned his position on a board that oversees school construction just as the legislature sent a bill that would reconstitute the panel and take away oversight from the Board of Public Works. John Bohanan, a former legislator from Southern Maryland who is now a consultant with an Annapolis …

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Elizabeth Scott Glenn

Elizabeth Scott Glenn Professional Exchange Manager/Sustainable Development Consultant Sustainable Community Development Elizabeth Glenn has traveled the world working on housing issues, from Ecuador and Turkey to South Africa and Australia. But she is most proud of her nearly 20 years working on those issues in Baltimore County. “My greatest professional accomplishment is assisting in creating, …

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Dr. Kathleen Getz

Dr. Kathleen Getz Dean, Sellinger School of Business and Management Loyola University Maryland A career-long academic with an MBA from Gannon University and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, Kathleen Getz has always believed in working with her faculty and students to boost the local business community. At Loyola University Maryland, where she has headed …

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Swata Gandhi

Swata Gandhi VP, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer DAP Products Inc. Since joining DAP Products four years ago, Swati Gandhi has modernized the legal department of the Baltimore-based manufacturer of home repair products, transforming an office once viewed as a clog in the business wheel into a valued business partner. Meantime, she has continued her …

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Bernadette Fowlkes-Bridges

Bernadette Fowlkes-Bridges Director, Safety and Risk Management Maryland Aviation Administration During her more than 30 years in the transit business, the past two as director of safety and risk management for the Maryland Aviation Administration, Bernadette Fowlkes-Bridges has won a number of industry awards for her work in public transportation safety. Her private life has …

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