ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland business advocacy group has announced a new president.

Kimberly Burns, an attorney and lobbyist, was named president of the Maryland Business for Responsive Government on Tuesday night.

Burns is the second president of group. Robert O.C. Worcester had served as president since the founding of the organization in 1983.

The group is a statewide, nonpartisan, political research and education organization that works to improve Maryland’s business climate.

The group’s co-chairs are former Gov. Marvin Mandel, a Democrat, and former Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ellen Sauerbrey, a Republican.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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