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MARYLAND MATTERS: Up the down staircase with Baron

MARYLAND MATTERS: Up the down staircase with Baron

Former nonprofit leader and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jon Baron launched his second 2-minute advertisement on Monday…

The Baron campaign said the ad would first be seen as part of “a significant ad buy on Facebook” and would also go on the candidate’s various digital platforms. The campaign said it would begin airing ads on TV soon.

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BALTIMORE SUN: Jon Baron — 2022 Voter Guide

BALTIMORE SUN: Jon Baron — 2022 Voter Guide

Learn about Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jon Baron in the Baltimore Sun’s 2022 Voter Guide.

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RELEASE: New ad from Baron-Williams campaign

RELEASE: New ad from Baron-Williams campaign

Jon Baron and Natalie Williams for Maryland campaign released a new ad illustrating the fundamentally new governing approach the Baron-Williams administration will pioneer in Maryland.

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WYPR INTERVIEW: Jon Baron, Democratic primary candidate for Maryland Governor

WYPR INTERVIEW: Jon Baron, Democratic primary candidate for Maryland Governor

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jon Baron joined Tom Hall for an interview on the WYPR show, Midday.

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ABC-7 TV INTERVIEW: Jon Baron takes new, creative approach as Democratic candidate for Maryland governor

ABC-7 TV INTERVIEW: Jon Baron takes new, creative approach as Democratic candidate for Maryland governor

His first campaign ad makes it clear. Jon Baron wants to be seen as different from the other democratic candidates for Governor.

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WYPR: At Coppin State forum, similar-seeming candidates flout their differences

WYPR: At Coppin State forum, similar-seeming candidates flout their differences

“All the candidates in this race share similar goals,” Baron said. “Natalie and my approach to achieving those goals is very different than the others’. What they are offering, and we’ve heard it tonight, is rolling out or expanding one unproven government program after another and hoping that’s going to work.”

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BALTIMORE SUN: Gubernatorial candidates talk economic development, crime and education during forum at Coppin State

BALTIMORE SUN: Gubernatorial candidates talk economic development, crime and education during forum at Coppin State

Baron said answers to crime will be found not in regularly practiced government programs, but with a detailed reevaluation of which programs work and which don’t.

“There’s procedural justice training, implicit bias training, use of force training, de-escalation training. Which of those actually work? Which of those work best to increase community trust and reduce police use of force?” Baron said. “We don’t really know yet.”

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FORBES EXCLUSIVE: Jon Baron Touts Evidence Based Policy Approach As He Seeks To Become Governor Of Maryland

FORBES EXCLUSIVE: Jon Baron Touts Evidence Based Policy Approach As He Seeks To Become Governor Of Maryland

Watch full interview on Forbes>>>

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JOHNS HOPKINS NEWSLETTER: Gubernatorial candidates discuss their plans for Maryland at debate

JOHNS HOPKINS NEWSLETTER: Gubernatorial candidates discuss their plans for Maryland at debate

In an email to The News-Letter, Andrew Pierson, a sophomore at Towson University, highlighted the importance of Baron’s Bottom Line program.

“I really liked Jon Baron’s stance in many issues, which aligned with mine, especially about his Bottom Line program for low-income students,” he wrote….

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MARYLAND MATTERS: A Close Shave for Baron

MARYLAND MATTERS: A Close Shave for Baron

Jon Baron, one of the nine Democratic candidates for governor, has launched a two-minute video that primarily shows him shaving.

Baron, whose dry wit has become a staple of the campaign trail, attempts to use his shaving exercise to illustrate his oft-argued point that government has relied on policy solutions that don’t work for too long.

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