ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) -- Attorney General Doug Gansler is kicking off a series of informal gatherings around the state.
Gansler is holding the first event in Rockville on Thursday.
The attorney general will talk about policy ideas as he plans to officially announce his run for governor in September.
This event is being held at the Montgomery County Family Justice Center. Gansler plans to focus on domestic violence prevention initiatives.
Gansler plans to continue holding similar events to talk about a particular policy or issue and hear from Maryland residents.
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