Maryland State House Seminar

The annual visit to the Maryland State House in Annapolis offers Fellows the opportunity to compare the state model of  government to the federal system. The day-long seminar features a range of speakers from Maryland's legislative and administrative branches of government.

Offered in conjunction with the Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis & Research at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the seminar is coordinated by the Institute's Director, Donald Norris, and Manager of External Relations, Ann Roland.

Dr. Norris holds a B.S. in History from the University of Memphis and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in government from the University of Virginia. His fields of specialization include public management, urban affairs, and the uses of information technology in the public sector. The following represents a typical schedule:

Maryland State House Seminar

June 7, 2013 



9:00 A.M.   Registration and Coffee

9:15 Introduction

Dr. Donald F. Norris,
Director, Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research
Professor and Chair, Department of Public Policy
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

10:00 The Honorable Anthony J. O'Donnell
Maryland House of Deleg

10:45 Coffee Break

11:00 The Honorable Michael E. Busch
Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates

11:45 Walk to Lunch

12:00 P.M. LUNCH at Middleton Tavern

Mr. Michael Dresser
The Baltimore Sun

2:00 The Honorable Elizabeth Bobo
Maryland House of Delegates

2:45 Ms. Catherine Motz
Governor's Deputy Chief of Staff

3:30 Group tour of the Maryland State House

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