Panel of reporters analyzes General Assembly session

MBRG panel 4-18-2013A panel of five reporters, moderated by Len Lazarick of, analyzed the recent 90-day session of the Maryland General Assembly at a luncheon put on by Maryland Business for Responsive Government.

The video below includes the first 10 minutes of the program, in which the reporters discuss issues to which they gave special attention. The panel included, from left, Allison Bourg of The Capital Newspaper, John Rydell of Fox 45 , Lazarick,  Lou Davis of Maryland Public Television and P. Kenneth Burns, now of WYPR radio.

The topics included John Leopold’s poetry, how the new campaign finance law impacts free-spending political slates, the military veterans employment bill and the racial dimension of the death penalty.

The video was produced under difficult ballroom conditions by Fosie Weston of On the Hill Media.

About The Author

Len Lazarick

Len Lazarick was the founding editor and publisher of and is currently the president of its nonprofit corporation and chairman of its board He was formerly the State House bureau chief of the daily Baltimore Examiner from its start in April 2006 to its demise in February 2009. He was a copy editor on the national desk of the Washington Post for eight years before that, and has spent decades covering Maryland politics and government.

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