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Legislative Bulletin

Each April we at HJM have the pleasure of sharing with our clients and colleagues some of the highlights from the 90 day session of the Maryland General Assembly. This is by no means an exhaustive list of all the law that came out of the last three months, but merely a sampling of the legislation most likely to affect our state. We hope you find this a valuable resource. 2017 Legislative Wrap-Up

11/14/2017

Lisa Harris Jones has served as a member of TravelCenters of America LLC (Nasdaq: TA) board since 2013 and is Chair of TA’s Nominating and Governance Committee.  Today, TA announced that it will be honored by the Women’s Forum of New York at its 2017 Breakfast of Corporate Champions to be held in New York City on November 14th. TA will receive special recognition for approaching gender parity with 40% of its Board of Directors’ seats held by women.  Lisa Harris Jones and Barbara D. Gilmore are independent directors on TA’s Board.  Read more here.

04/11/2017

Maryland Matters, a site for news about Maryland government and politics, recognized Ashlie Bagwell as a “Winner” for her pro bono work for the 10-year-old kid who wanted to make chromite the official state mineral.  “Sine Die:  The Winners and Losers

07/25/2016

Lisa Harris Jones was recently recognized by Savoy Magazine as one of the 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors.  In addition, Savoy Magazine published an article highlighting Lisa Harris Jones as Maryland’s Hardest Working Lobbyist.  Congratulations Lisa!

05/10/2016

New Md. licensing makes makes way for drybar jobs

05/12/2015

The Odyssey School is proud to share that SB15/HB278 was signed into law today!  This bill will allow for the creation of a task force to study the implementation of a dyslexia education program and presents a statewide commitment to furthering early intervention and dyslexia awareness. Its passage demonstrates a monumental step forward in the lives of children throughout the State of Maryland. Odyssey trustee & parent, Lisa Harris Jones and Sean Malone, provided invaluable vision, guidance, and support throughout this process.  The entire Odyssey School community extends Lisa, Sean, and the Maryland State Legislature sincere gratitude and appreciation for making this landmark Bill possible.

04/26/2016

On April 26, 2016, Baltimorean’s voted the following individuals to be their Democratic Party candidate for the City’s elected offices in the 2016 General Election on November 8, 2016.  For your reference, HJM compiled short bios on each Democratic Party candidate who won their respective primary.  We hope you find this a valuable resource.  2016 Baltimore City Election Results

11/07/2014

New governor is pro-business, new Democratic legislators ‘more anti-business, ‘ lobbyist says

09/18/2014

Philip D. Cronin  was recently recognized by the Living Classrooms Foundation and the Baltimore Business Journal as a “Rising Star,” an award recognizing outstanding young leaders for their achievements and philanthropic efforts. Congratulations Phil!

09/11/2014

Sean Malone:  Actions Speak Louder Than Words for Domestic Violence Victims

08/16/2014

Lisa Harris Jones talks to the Baltimore Sun about the challenges of securing funding for female entrepreneurs.

05/06/2014

Tammy Stinnett was named as one of Baltimore’s Top Neighborhood Moms for 2014 by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. Congrats Tammy!

01/09/2014

Lisa Harris Jones is among the top 10 highest grossing lobbyists for the reporting period of Nov. 1, 2012 to Oct. 31, 2013.

11/01/2013

Philip Cronin passed the Maryland State Bar Exam. Job well done, Philip!

10/30/2013

Lisa Harris Jones & Harris Jones & Malone, LLC were honored as one of the Top 100 MBE’s

09/03/2013

HJM is proud to announce that Philip Cronin has joined its government relations team. Welcome aboard, Philip!

08/12/2013

HJM is proud to announce that Ashlie T. Bagwell has joined its government relations team. Welcome aboard, Ashlie!

07/22/2013

Sun Magazine names Lisa Harris Jones as one of 50 Women To Watch in Baltimore.

06/26/2013

The Maryland Reporter lists Lisa Harris Jones as the third top earning lobbyist for the reporting period of November 1, 2012 to April 30, 2013.

02/25/2013

Baltimore ethics filings show Baltimore firm as most active lobbyists

12/27/2012

Lisa Harris Jones earns a spot as one of The Top 10 Lobbyists for the November 1, 2011 to October 31, 2012 reporting period.

12/13/2012

Saul Ewing and Harris Jones & Malone’s 3rd annual roundtable discussion draws enthusiastic response

07/18/2012

Lisa Harris Jones and Robert Fulton Dashiell were selected to serve on the newly created Mayor’s Advisory Council on Minority and Women-Owned Business.

07/16/2012

Lisa Harris Jones was recognized as one of the “Top-paid lobbyists in Maryland” by the Baltimore Sun

07/16/2012

HJM is proud to announce that Caitlin E. McDonough has joined its government relations team. Welcome aboard, Caitlin!

06/20/2012

Lisa Harris Jones and Sean Malone Named to ‘Maryland Influencers’ List

05/04/2012

Maryland General Assembly to Return for Special Legislative Session Beginning May 14, 2012

05/04/2012

Lisa Harris Jones received the YWCA Greater Baltimore’s Special Leader award.

05/04/2012

Tammy Stinnett was recognized as a Leader in the Workplace by YWCA Greater Baltimore. Congratulations, Tammy!

04/19/2012

Robert Fulton Dashiell will be participating in the 2012 Mock Trial State Championship at the Maryland Court of Appeals on Friday April 20, 2012.

04/09/2012

The Maryland General Assembly adjorned the 2012 legislative session Sine Die.

03/30/2012

Tax Issues Make for Busy Session, Lobbyists Say – The Gazette

01/03/2012

HJM is proud to announce that Paul G. Wood has joined its government relations team. For the last ten years, Paul served as the chief lobbyist for Verizon’s state and local government affairs in Maryland. Welcome aboard, Paul!

12/15/2011

HJM congratulates Sean Malone on his appointment to the Maryland Athletic Commission

12/14/2011

Kevin Joyce was sworn in as a member of the Maryland Bar. Congratulations, Kevin!

11/08/2011

Harris Jones & Malone launches new website.

11/08/2011

Kevin P. Joyce honored in Baltimore Business Journal’s “People on the Move”

10/12/2011

Lisa Harris Jones ranks among Maryland’s Top 5 highest-earning lobbyists for third year in a row 05/17/2011 Sean Malone named “Maryland Influencer” by Campaigns & Elections Magazine 01/01/2011 “Making Your Dream a Reality: Tips for Owning Your Own Firm” – Law Practice Today – by Lisa Harris Jones

10/13/2010

Harris Jones & Malone receives Greater Baltimore Committee’s “Bridging the Gap” Achievement Award

05/11/2009

Lisa Harris Jones named one of Maryland’s “Top 100 Women” by The Daily Record

01/09/2009

Lisa Harris Jones called one of Maryland’s “Rising Stars on the Inside Track” – The Gazette

12/06/2008

Harris Jones named to Maryland’s “Top 100 MBEs” for 2008

09/16/2008

O’Malley aide, Sean Malone, joins Annapolis lobbying firm “The Gazette”

09/15/2008

Malone to leave O’Malley administration “The Washington Post”

06/20/2008

At computer tax celebration, lobbyists over lawmakers “The Gazette”

03/19/2008

A computer exec’s effort to decode Annapolis “The Washington Post”

09/22/2006

Lisa Harris Jones’ firm named to “Top 100 MBEs” for 2006

05/18/2005

Lisa Harris Jones named one of Maryland’s “Top 100 Women” by The Daily Record

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