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Maryland Matters welcomes guest commentary submissions at [email protected] We suggest a 750-word limit and reserve the right to edit or reject submissions. We do not accept columns that are endorsements of candidates or submissions from political candidates. Views of writers are their own.

During a recent test, the reliability of one major utility’s public electric vehicle charging stations did not meet expectations.

Selling a child for sex is a crime; being the child shouldn’t be, the executive director of TurnAround Inc. writes.

As lawmakers in Annapolis push for electrification, skeptics question whether the grid can handle the demands.

When home care workers struggle to cobble together a living, families who rely on them also struggle to cobble together a living.

There is currently no law — state or federal — regulating the design of online services, products, or features to make sure they’re safe for use by children and teens.

It’s time to remove sources of pollution from the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard

Indexing will help ensure that the minimum wage keeps pace with inflation and that low-wage workers are not left behind as the economy evolves.

A University of Maryland student who lost her partner to fentanyl overdose advocates for a policy change that could save the lives of others.

An accountable public safety system requires investing in defense services that are at least on par with investments in law enforcement, prosecution, and the judiciary.


An energy efficiency program could morph into a tool to combat climate change.