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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.

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My most vivid memory of the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas hearings in 1991 was carrying a boom box around New York City on a rainy…

I have frequently said that the one essential thing to know about Maryland political culture is that its two top-earning State House lobbyists are…

More news about Maryland Matters: The Institute for Nonprofit News is announcing Monday that we’ll be among 150 nonprofit newsrooms across the country participating in this…

Too bad the 44,468 students from Baltimore County and Baltimore city who missed school Wednesday due to the week’s extreme heat didn’t watch the…

An occasional feature in Maryland Matters News on the redistricting front: A U.S. District Court in North Carolina on Monday ruled that the state’s congressional map is…

By the time he was elected governor in 1986, the super high-profile William Donald Schaefer (D) had been mayor of Baltimore for 15 years…

As freedom of the press comes under attack [see this recent commentary], please support Maryland Matters, the state’s premier site for news about politics…

State Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) will be joining Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) for their annual tour of the Ocean City boardwalk…

Talk about stepping all over your message. On a day when Benjamin T. Jealous’ advisers outlined to reporters a plausible path to victory over…

By all accounts, Saturday’s daylong “Annapolis Rising” music festival, a fundraiser for the victims of the Capital Gazette shooting and first responders, was a…