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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.

Beleaguered Maryland Democrats may yet have some cause for optimism. On a day when hundreds of people came together to pay tribute to venerated…

Three-quarters of Maryland voters want employers to provide robust paid sick leave benefits to their workers, according to a poll conducted for advocacy groups….

After months of rumors and speculation, Heather Mizeur has finally answered the “What’s Heather Mizeur Up to?” question. On Wednesday, Mizeur, the former state…

How much cash on hand did the candidates for governor have the last time campaign committees had to file finance reports, in mid-January? Gov….

Elevate Maryland, the excellent new podcast hosted by Howard County stalwarts Candace Dodson Reed and Tom Coale, invited Josh Kurtz of Maryland Matters on …

State Sen. Cheryl Kagan (D), who has pondered running for Montgomery County executive over the past several months, will announce Thursday afternoon that she…

David Blair, a wealthy health care executive who has been the source of rampant political speculation in recent weeks, said Wednesday that he is…

The 2018 Democratic primary for Prince George’s County executive will be a tight race between State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks and former U.S. Rep. Donna…

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) faces a tough race for re-election even as he remains popular with the voters, according to an independent poll released…

There are 33 Democrats in the Maryland Senate. But how many will be back after the 2018 elections? That’s one of the most intriguing…