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Nov 24, 2021

It’s the most wonderful time of year! Holiday shopping season is upon us and that means the Comptroller’s annual push to support small, local businesses. Once again, several Maryland-based credit unions are offering special rewards and incentives to its members who buy local and we’re joined by Becky Smith of SECU...


Oct 8, 2021

Thanks largely to the success of federal relief, Maryland has an extra $5 billion in the bank. Bureau of Revenue Estimates Director Andy Schaufele joins us to break down the recent Fiscal Year 2021 Closeout Report and updated revenue projections for FY 2022 and 2023 (07:11). Then we chat with Janice Shih, director of...


Sep 10, 2021

Community Affairs and Outreach Manager Kia Baskerville, then a CBS News producer covering the White House, shares her recollections of travelling in Florida on September 11, 2001 with President George W. Bush when news broke of the terrorist attacks in New York and the Pentagon. Kia takes us behind the scenes of what it...


Aug 31, 2021

Summer is nearly over and many schools are back in session. We discuss youth activism, political involvement and college in the age of COVID with two of our summer interns, Megan Moulsdale and Tim Jones (05:29). Afterwards, a riveting conversation with Dr. Steven Thomas, founder of the HAIR Campaign, which has achieved...


Aug 6, 2021

Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week runs August 8-14 and we’re joined by Sarah Price of the Maryland Retailers Association to talk about how businesses have managed to survive during the pandemic and the scholarship contest that has become an annual highlight of the tax-free week. Afterwards, Fells Point Surf Co. owner Ali...