Skip to main content

Josh Kurtz - page 206

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.

As the state Senate considers the nomination of Dennis Schrader to be secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, an ongoing dispute…

By agreeing to ban hydraulic fracturing in Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) and the General Assembly aren’t just making significant state policy – they’re…

As Jim Shea prepared to step down as chairman of the powerhouse Venable law firm on Feb. 1, he wasn’t quite sure what he’d…

As he greets a recent visitor in his comfortable corner law office in downtown Washington, D.C., with memorabilia from his beloved Washington Nationals visible…

Add Baltimore attorney Jim Shea to the list of Democrats who are considering running for governor in 2018. Shea – until recently the chairman…

If the Maryland Senate confirms Dennis Schrader to be secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, he – and Gov. Larry Hogan…

As he inches closer to becoming a candidate for governor in 2018, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker (D) has a trip planned to…

Kimberly McCoy Burns, chief of staff at the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and a familiar and well-connected figure in the state…

Personnel matters have been the source of increasing rancor between Gov. Larry Hogan (R) and Democratic legislators in recent days. To wit: the Senate…

By Josh Kurtz Back in March 2001, when Terry Lierman announced that he wouldn’t take a second crack at U.S. Rep. Connie Morella (R)…