Episode #21: Harford County Executive Barry Glassman

We talk about COVID, snow removal, and his political future

This week on The Duckpin Podcast we talk with Harford County Executive Barry Glassman.

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About the Episode: In this episode we discuss;

  • Harford County’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how businesses have fared over the last year;

  • With more winter weather expected in the coming days, we talk about the importance of snow removal to county government and the challenges that come with it;

  • Legislative priorities for counties during the Maryland General Assembly session;

  • And facing the end of his two terms as County Executive, we discuss Glassman’s political future, including a run for statewide office or a primary challenge against Congressman Andy Harris.

About the Guest: Barry Glassman has been Harford County Executive since December 2014. Prior to that, he served on the Harford County Council from 1990-1998, in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1999-2008, and in the Maryland State Senate from 2008-2014. He was President of the Maryland Association of Counties in 2019. A small business owner and a sheep farmer by trade, he lives with his family in Darlington. He can be reached on Twitter @HarfordExec, on Facebook @GlassmanfordMD, and at his website, barryglassman.com.