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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.

Mail-in votes are propelling several Democrats to victory while other races seem too close to call.


Legislature’s fiscal advisers believe the state can weather a financial storm if a recession hits.

A new national advocacy gig for the 2018 Democratic nominee for governor.

Governor-elect taps five for key positions as transition intensifies.

Democratic legislative candidates in tight races began declaring victory Thursday evening, as the count of mail-in ballots expanded their leads, putting some districts out…

The current governor and the future governor get together in the State House while their associates hash out some transition details.

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Maryland is a participant in one of the most durable and successful climate-righting programs in history, but politics sometimes interfere.

Anne Arundel Democrats are confidently awaiting the count of mail-in ballots, which could impact the outcome of several races.

Democrats will retain their supermajorities in the House of Delegates and state Senate over the next four years. Despite the late surge of support…

Despite overwhelming victories of the Democratic statewide candidates Tuesday, Republicans may be on the verge of flipping two key county governments – and helped…