State Affairs works with the executive and legislative branches of the Maryland state government to advance Johns Hopkins' mission of teaching, research and patient care.  

Governor Larry Hogan met nurses and staff during a visit to the Burn Unit and NICU at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Governor Larry Hogan met nurses and staff during a visit to the Burn Unit and NICU at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

State Affairs collaborates with all components of the Johns Hopkins Institution to promote Maryland's strong support of research universities, academic medicine, and health care delivery. The team spends each year’s Legislative Session (Jan – Apr) working from the Annapolis office, but are primarily based in Baltimore during the Interim (May – Dec). 

How GCA Can Help: State 

  • Have a question about pending legislation or testifying before the State General Assembly? Contact State Affairs at 443.287.9900 or send an email to gca@jhu.edu.
  • Have a question about engaging with the administration or a state agency? Contact State Affairs at 443.287.9900 or send an email to gca@jhu.edu.
  • Are you a member of State General Assembly or government looking for an expert on a particular topic? Contact State Affairs at 443.287.9900 or send an email to gca@jhu.edu.
  • Visit our staff page to learn more about the State Affairs Team
  • Have a question about engaging in political activity? Check out the Political Activity Guidelines.
  • Want to know more about the economic impact in Maryland? Read the Economic Impact Report for more information.

Planning to Testify?

Faculty and staff are encouraged to contact the State Affairs Office with questions about testimony format, submission deadlines, Committee contacts and suggestions for traveling to and around the state government grounds in Annapolis.

State Affairs Hotline

The Maryland General Assembly convened on Wednesday, January 9, for its 439th Legislative Session. In addition to enacting the state's operating and capital budgets, the legislature will consider upwards of 2500 pieces of legislation. Each week, the State Affairs team compiles a list of newly introduced bills which may affect Johns Hopkins. Feel free to contact us for more information on proposed legislation.

Hotline for January 30, 2019

Hotline for January 23, 2019

Hotline for January 16, 2019

Maryland State Agencies

Find Your Elected Official

This website will help you find all elected officials for your address.

Maryland.Gov

The official website for the State of Maryland.

Office of the Governor

The official website for Maryland’s governor.

Maryland Attorney General

The official website for the Attorney General of Maryland

Maryland Comptroller 

The official website for the state comptroller’s office.

Maryland General Assembly

Official website of Maryland’s legislative body.

Maryland Workforce Exchange

Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation website designed to assist with job searches and workforce service needs.

Maryland Hospital Association (MHA) 

MHA is an association that advocates for Maryland’s hospitals, health systems, communities, and patients before legislative and regulatory bodies. 

Maryland Independent College and University Association (MICUA)

MICUA represents Maryland’s independent institutes of higher education providing services to meet their needs and fostering cooperative efforts among members and across all segments of higher education.

 
 

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