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April 2021 Legislative Update

2021 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Wrap-Up OVERVIEW The Maryland General Assembly concluded its 90-day 2021 Legislative Session on April 12th.  The Session was conducted entirely virtually.  There was opportunity to submit written testimony and also...

I’d Rather Be Lucky Than Smart…

Once upon a time I worked for Atlantic Electric Supply, a Washington, D.C. distributor, as a lighting specifier. I had the happy responsibility of representing Atlantic at IEC Chesapeake; I sat on the Apprenticeship Committee for a number of years....

March 2021 Legislative Update

OVERVIEW The Maryland General Assembly has passed its half way mark of its 90 day 2021 Session.  As a result of COVID 19, the General Assembly is still not allowing in-person testimony or office visits.  Hearings are being conducted through Zoom...

OP/ED Speaking With Forked Tongues

The reference to a “forked tongue” is a very old one and occurs in a number of cultures stretching over time as long ago as the sixteenth century and as recent as the nineteenth. king cobra allaboutanimals Most scholars seem to agree that it first refers to the...