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The purpose of this Guidance is to facilitate implementation of LDA reporting requirements at the University and to outline the rights and obligations of University employees who lobby federal government officials.

UMD's Lobbying Guidelines

Faculty and staff that are interested in obtaining federal or state funding for university initiatives are required to follow this guidance.

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The Terrapin Brief is a compilation of UMD news for legislative and business communities.

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MPowering the State

A collaboration between the state of Maryland’s two most powerful public research engines: the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the University of Maryland, College Park—to strengthen and serve the state of Maryland and its citizens.

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President’s Testimony to the Maryland General Assembly

Read how UMD, with support from the state of Maryland, is creating a positive impact for the state and our communities.

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State, Federal, and Local Government Information

The Office of Government Relations has compiled a number of helpful links for questions regarding all levels of government. Please select a tab to find resources related to a designated area. If you are unable to find the answers to your questions, please contact Amina DeHarde at 301.405.8359 or

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