Office of Government Relations

Barbara Wilkins
Legislative Liaison
410-260-6371
Fax: 410-974-2585 

The Office of Government Relations coordinates and provides support for the Department's Legislative Activities. The Office is responsible for providing guidance to other agencies regarding legislative issues having a fiscal impact and assisting the Governor's Legislative Office with the formulation of positions on legislation.


Key Goals

  • Provide effective representation of the Department before the Maryland General Assembly, other State agencies, and the Governor's Office
  • Improve communication across agencies with respect to legislation having budgetary impacts


Office Staff

Paula Webber 
410-260-7629

Joint Chairmen's Reports prepared by DBM are available upon request.

Reports prepared by DBM required through legislation are available upon request.


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