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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.

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.

Maryland food banks are going to need help meeting community needs as a hunger emergency in the state grows.

Reliable access to quality and affordable child care lifts children out of poverty and keeps families healthier.

Maryland transportation and top political leaders should revisit the process to add toll lanes along D.C.-area highways, advocate writes.

Collective bargaining would put Maryland universities on par with peers, professor writes.

Oyster farmers and watermen, who experience the dam’s impacts almost every time there is significant rainfall, are breathing a sigh of relief after a court decision.

If Howard County Council amends its building codes, one in five Marylanders will live in a community dedicated to delivering the benefits of electrification.

To mitigate the damage antisemitism adherents inflict while’ making meaningful inroads toward prevention, MCPS must start by asking the right questions.

Maryland has an opportunity to be a beacon for our vulnerable democracy and a role model for reforms that will strengthen our democratic processes.