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Josh Kurtz

Founding editor

Founding Editor Josh Kurtz is a veteran chronicler of Maryland politics and government. He began covering the State House in 1995 for The Gazette newspapers, and has been writing about state and local politics ever since. He was an editor at Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper, for eight years, and for eight years was the editor of E&E Daily, which covers energy and environmental policy on Capitol Hill. For 6 1/2 years Kurtz wrote a weekly column on state politics for Center Maryland and has written for several other Maryland publications as well. Kurtz regularly gives speeches and appears on TV and radio shows to discuss Maryland politics.

The Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee on Tuesday night nominated Sarah Siddiqui Wolek for a vacancy to serve in the House of Delegates representing…

Moore chalks up victories even though legislature has scaled back some of his proposals.

Lawmakers in the Maryland House of Delegates and Senate advanced two bills on Friday that are part of a package of legislation drafted in response…

Gov. Wes Moore (D) sent to the state Senate on Friday the names of 67 nominees to serve on state boards and commissions. The…

An almost-accidental landing in Easton has led to a full and varied career in the green energy space.

Invoking rhetoric of the left, Rep. Andy Harris tells a room of wind turbine foes: ‘This is what democracy looks like.’

Political action committee bankrolled by developers in 2022 has new leadership and a new name.

Deep in the minority, House Republicans debate strategy and tactics in an ever-evolving political environment.

Former Gov. Hogan had paused Maryland’s participation in meeting the California standard.

The Senate Finance Committee on Friday night watered down Gov. Wes Moore’s bill to expedite full implementation of the state’s $15-an-hour minimum wage. The…